Donor Support Provides Grant for Laser Technology

 

Tim Dzurko2Timothy Dzurko, who teaches Technology and Engineering Education and STEM at Park Forest Middle School received a grant to bring a CNC Laser Cutting System to design, create and assemble objects that have practical uses. Read more to learn how SCASDEF has been able to directly support the innovation and ideas of teachers, and help them make their dreams a reality.

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Creating Purposeful Collaboration between Grades with 3D Printing

IMG 0430"I'm very excited to see the vision of students come to life!" – Jessica Jeffries

Thanks to growing donor support, the SCASD Education Foundation has been able to directly support the innovation and ideas of State College Area School District's teachers, and help them make their dreams a reality.

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Kerry Benninghoff '79: be world changers

In 11th grade, Kerry Benninghoff got his first real look at how the government works in Mr. Beiemsderfer's American history class. He learned about the different branches of government, what lobbyists did and, in a nod to his future calling, won the mock election. At the time, serving in the government wasn't on his career list, but it made a huge impression. “I really understood what a great commonwealth we live in, and what a great country we have. Later, when I was a father of five, I wanted to be involved with that.” And, since 1997, that's exactly what he's done.

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