President of the MOST Discusses Impact of STEM Education with SANY Scholars

Citizenship & Science Academy of Syracuse Atoms get the MOST From Their Guest Speaker

Wednesday, March 27th, 2024: To culminate Women's History Month, the 5th-grade students at Citizenship & Science Academy of Syracuse were treated to an enriching experience with the distinguished guest speaker, Lauren Kochian. As the esteemed President of the Museum of Science & Technology in Syracuse, Mrs. Kochian embodies female leadership and achievement. As she graciously told her "herstory," Mrs. Kochian shared her expertise and imparted invaluable insights from her personal journey. 

In a moment that resonated deeply with the students, Mrs. Kochian paused to address them directly, providing a glimpse into the challenges and triumphs that have shaped her career. During her engaging presentation, Mrs. Kochian stressed the critical significance of early exposure to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education. She emphasized how cultivating STEM skills from a young age lays the foundation for future success in careers and life.


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