Be A Sponsor of STEM Forward's 13th Annual Golf Outing Scholarship & Programs Fundraiser

Enjoy a beautiful day on the golf course while advertising your business, networking with professionals and supporting a great cause! STEM Forward is seeking sponsors for its annual golf outing. Proceeds support five, $2,000 scholarships for students pursuing a STEM degree and STEM programs for K-12 students. Several sponsorship opportunities are available. Click here for a complete list. After the golf outing, STEM Forward will host a special ceremony honoring our scholarship recipients for the 2018-2019 school year. 

Register for be a Player or Sponsor for STEM Forward's 13th Annual Invitational Golf Outing

Interested in playing or being a sponsor for this year's Invitational Golf Outing -- and supporting a great cause? Click the button below to sign up! We look forward to seeing you on the green on Aug. 16, 2018. 



WHEN: Thursday, August 16, 2018
WHERE: Morningstar Golfers Club in Waukesha

STEM Forward Awards Five, $2,500 Scholarships to Students Pursuing STEM Careers

STEM Forward is proud to present five, $2,500 scholarships to the following students for the 2018-2019 academic year: Jessica Thayer, Marquette University; Brendan Pettis, Milwaukee Area Technical College; Katie Merriman, Milwaukee School of Engineering; Anthany Mayer, UW-Milwaukee; and Gene Lee, UW-Madison.

These five outstanding students will be honored during STEM Forward’s 13th Annual Golf Outing Scholarship & Program Fundraiser at Morningstar Golfers Club on Aug. 16, 2018. Click here to read the full story. 

Gene Lee is STEM Forward’s 2018 High School Scholarship Winner

                              Gene Lee

                            Gene Lee

School: UW-Madison
Major: Chemical Engineering and Computer Science

Gene Lee was one of more than 50 highly qualified high school seniors residing in southeastern Wisconsin who applied for our high school scholarship this year to pursue a STEM degree. Gene will attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison this fall, and plans to double major in chemical engineering and computer science.

“From an early age, I was drawn to the vast, enigmatic world of science,” she said. “In high school, I explored this insatiable curiosity by taking all the AP STEM classes offered.”

Her favorite course is chemistry.

“There is something truly fascinating about quantifying particles invisible to the eye that drive our world,” she said.

In addition to maintaining a 4.0 (unweighted) G.P.A, for the past four years, Gene participated in the Science Olympiad, and served as Vice President of the Science Bowl. She’s also been involved in her high school key club, band, tennis, orchestra, yearbook and National Honors Society.

With all of these activities, Gene still finds time to work. She manages emails and accounts run by Red Passion Host, a company that makes and maintains online order sites for restaurants. Last year, she was a hostess at a restaurant as well as a clarinet tutor. 

Gene looks forward to exploring different aspects of chemical engineering and computer science in college. She also has a strong interest in energy sustainability and developing alternative energy sources.

“I believe that a STEM career, combined with my relentless passion and focus, will be my gateway to improving our world,” she said. As a chemical engineer, I will strive to develop new technologies that advance the quality of our lives, while also protecting the environment.”

Gene Lee, along with four other students from our partner colleges, will be honored during STEM Forward’s 13th Annual Golf Outing Scholarship & Program Fundraiser at Morningstar Golfers Club on Aug. 16, 2018.


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