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Student Summit Event Series Highlights

Read highlights from the Student Summit Event Series at SME manufacturing and technology trade shows across the country. These highlights will showcase each Student Summit which allows students to explore the manufacturing industry, participate in hands-on challenges, and tour industry, and collegiate exhibits that provide insights into potential career pathways.

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Student Summit Event Highlights

Small Town High School Students Win Big City Manufacturing Competition

Kouts High School from a small, close-knit community near Valparaiso, Indiana, came out ahead and won the manufacturing competition at the 2019 FABTECH Student Summit. The SME Education Foundation Student Summit event series is one solution that through student-centric programming, effectively addresses the misperception often held by young people that manufacturing is dull, dirty and dying.

High School Students Connected, Learned and Advanced at WESTEC 2019

The WESTEC 2019 Student Summit will host over 200 high school students and introduce them to the high tech and exciting career available in the modern manufacturing industry through hands-on challenges and competitions, guided event show-floor tours and technology demonstrations, and inspirational industry guest speakers.

Upcoming Student Summits

View all of our upcoming student summits taking place in 2020. Give your students the experience of attending an SME event showcasing the high-tech nature of modern manufacturing.