(El Paso, TX) -On Friday, June 15, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. – VJ Smith, Government and Public Affairs Manager, Andeavor, Joseph Sapien, Executive Director, Success Through Technology Education (STTE) Foundation, and Anna Alemán, Executive Director, Paso del Norte Charitable Foundation held a Media Check Presentation Ceremony to award $10,000 to STTE Foundation.
In order to compete globally, the Borderplex region must support efforts that develop, deploy, and advance STEM educational programs. Support towards these efforts will help prepare the next generation for future challenges the economy faces. Andeavor, a premier highly integrated, marketing logistics and refining company, recognizes the importance of supporting efforts that increase students’ knowledge of STEM-related concepts to prepare the workforce of tomorrow. Andeavor’s $10,000 investment will fund Summer STEM Camps that focus on augmented reality, applied tech, and architecture as part the foundation’s initial phase of cultivating a tech startup revolution for our region. Camps are conducted by the University of Texas at El Paso Tech Exploration and Texas Tech College of Architecture.
The ceremony took place at STTE Foundation, 114 Texas Ave., El Paso, Texas 79901