The goal of the TechFest program is to expose school-age children and their parents to the STEMM fields(science, technology, engineering math and medical technology) with the hope to influence the children to enter careers in these fields. While we cannot measure the number of students who ultimately select STEM careers, we can measure the number of students who attended. A chart of this year’s attendance is below.
Kiddos had the opportunity to experience all
SME Chapter 18 did not exhibit at the event this year but, the chapter did donate $2,200. to support the STEM event at Sinclair CC. Jim Woessner is the sponsorship chairman and is tasked with raising about $30K per year to stage the event.
In addition to TechFest, Chapter 18 also donated $2,000 to University of Dayton’s new SME Chapter.
You are invited to help with the conduct of TechFest 2019. The event will be held February 16 -17, 2019 at the downtown campus of Sinclair Community College from 10AM to 6PM on Saturday the 16th and from 11AM to 5PM on Sunday the 17th. TechFest will be held in Building 12, the David Ponitz Center, at 307 West Fourth Street. There is no charge for parking. For more information about TechFest go to the website.
Click on the URL link below and enter password TechFest-2019 to choose the task and time you wish to volunteer for. You can choose more than one two-hour task.
If you have questions regarding TechFest or have difficulty registering as a TechFest volunteer, please contact Lyle Lockwood at 937-613-3645 or email email@example.com.