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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

STEM Prepares Scouts For Today And Their Future

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The BSA’s STEM initiative gives Scouts an opportunity to explore STEM-related concepts and learn how STEM knowledge is used in everyday life and in the professional world. The aim is to expose youth to new opportunities and help build interest in the STEM-related careers that are so crucial to our future economy.

To support this exploration of STEM, the BSA debuted the Nova and Supernova Awards program, an initiative that promotes an enthusiasm towards STEM and offers recognition and advancement for Scouts absorbed in STEM learning.

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THANK YOU to our 2017 STEM Sponsors!

Newton Sponsor – $15,000 Ameren Missouri
Galileo Sponsor – $10,000 PNC Bank
Darwin Sponsor – $7,500 Great Rivers Confluence Foundation
Microsoft Store – Galleria
Southeast Missouri State University
Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
University of Missouri – St. Louis
Archimedes Sponsor – $4,000 AT&T Missouri
Boeing Employee Fund
Society of Information Management – St. Louis
VWR Foundation
Edison Sponsor – $1,000 E2 Young Engineers
Pole Position Raceway – Academy of Racing

Ranken Technical College
United Scrap
Zagros Robotics