NASA astronaut to speak in Fine Arts Theatre

SC4’s 2nd annual STEM conference
Angie Stoecklin
Editor-in-Chief

SC4’s 2nd annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Conference will feature Michigan native and NASA astronaut Dr. Feustel as keynote speaker and teacher of specific workshops.
STEM will kick off at 7p.m. on Friday Oct. 24 in SC4’s Fine Arts Theatre with Dr. Feustel talking of his experiences while working for NASA. The event will continue on Saturday Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon with interactive workshops including archaeology, astronomy, chemistry, robotics, and species and habitats.
Dr. Feustel, raised in lake Orion and a graduate of Oakland Community College, possesses a bachelor’s degree in solid earth sciences, and a master’s degree in geophysics from Purdue University. He also has a Ph.D. in geological studies which he acquired from Queens University.
He started out as a geophysicist at NASA, and was then selected as a mission specialist at NASA which gave him the opportunity to travel through space.
The STEM Conference is free for anyone wishing to attend. This includes K-12 students and their families.
Those who wish to attend the event must register online at sc4.edu/stem. More information on the STEM is available via that link as well.

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