How can we get students to see the potential for a career in the STEM fields? Ypsilanti Community Middle School (YCMS) had an engineer from the auto industry visit the school to work with students on a design project. A local from nearby Detroit, he was able to provide a great deal of perspective to students and work with them on an engineering project. This was a great opportunity for YCMS students to work through a project and then see how that project directly relates to the real world and the engineering field.

Produced by Jerilyn Lynn, Storyteller at Ypsilanti Community Middle School

About Emily Morris

Emily Morris is a Project Associate with the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools initiative.