STEMHigh School STEM Students Honored 2019
The 17th Annual STEM Recognition for Tillamook County high school senior girls was held January 27 at TBCC. Women working in STEM professions presented a panel discussion on the theme “Perseverance”, expressing the ups and downs of their careers. Annette Pampush (Tillamook Health Dept.), Angela Kruger (OSU Masters Student), Amanda Rose (Tillamook Regional Medical Center and Wendy Schink (GIS Cartographer) served on the panel. Lisa Phipps facilitated the sharing by the students about their goals and educational plans to an audience of Parents, teachers and AAUW members. Kris Lachenmeier and Michele Bradley co-chaired the committee and members provided refreshments. Those students honored were:
Tillamook High School: Celeste Stout (Science), Bre Maciel (Technology), Jennifer Arreloa (Math)
Neah-Kah-Nie High School: Grace Farris (Science), Maisie Siegel (Technology), Alexis Marshall (Math)
Nestucca High School: Dylan Myers (Science), Kirsten Wagner (Technology), Ashley Houck (Math)
STEMHigh School STEM Students Honored 2018
On Feb. 4th at TBCC, nine high school seniors were honored for their academic studies in STEM courses. Organizers, Kris Lachenmeier and Heidi Luquette, welcomed the students, parents and members. A panel of professional women spoke about their work and preparation in the STEM fields: Liane Welch (Dir. of Development of Nestucca Ridge Development), Sue Cudd (Owner of Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery), Marie Miller (Solutions Architect TCCA) and Amanda Knutson (Aerospace Engineer at Near Space Corporation). Lisa Phipps facilitated a discussion amongst the students about their goals and future plans. The students from Tillamook HIgh School were Clair Bradley, Kalista Paladeni, Cassie Diaz and Baelie Werner. Chassidy Motsinger and Isis Breazile attend Neah-kah-nie High School. Becca Menefee, Patricia Marshall and Carissa Albin are students from Nestucca High School.
STEM HONOREES 2017
The afternoon luncheon included motivational talks by Amy Tone who spoke about “Pathways to Your Future” and Dr. Emily Henry spoke about the research of women in STEM careers. Lisa Phipps led the students in a panel discussion about their goals and future plans. Many of them thanked their parents, teachers and families for supporting their passion to learn.
2014 Science Honorees were Emma Cummings (THS), Dana Moore (NKN) and Monica Chatelain (NHS)
2014 Math Honorees were Brittany Main (THS), Natasha Mabe-Deroest (NKN) and Jackie Wilkinson (NHS).
2014 Technology Honorees were Maria Franco Salazar (THS), Katelyn Van Loo (NKN) and Jessica Ponce (NHS).