Annual QCESC STEM Celebration Feb. 25, 2021

Now announcing this year’s awards winners!

For this year’s event, attendance is free. However, we do suggest a tax-deductible $10 donation per household.

We are excited to announce our keynote this year will be Kim Pastega!

Everyone, including students, educators, professionals and their families and friends, are cordially invited to attend this annual premier, inspiring, virtual event.  The event provides an opportunity to celebrate, network and showcase the great Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Professionals and Educators in the Quad Cities region.  The event will be held during Engineers Week (E-week) on February 25, 2021.

This annual event (virtual this year) will include awarding of STEM scholarships to the top local high school seniors along with QCESC STEM awards for Engineers, Scientists, STEM Teacher, Society of the Year, and STEM Volunteer of the Year.   

Our keynote this year will be Kim Pastega.  Kim grew up in Bettendorf, attended Iowa State, and now is the Vice President of Fabrication for Boeing. We are thankful to have her join us. If you would like to learn more about her, here is her formal bio.

Thursday, February 25, 2021
6:30 – 8:00 P.M.

2020 QCESC Scholarship Recipients

2021 Event Schedule: (Tentative)

  • 6:30 – 8:00 PM  Virtual Program
    Program will include:
    • Welcome & Introductions
    • Presentation of the 2021 STEM Scholarships
    • Presentation of 2021 QCESC Awards
    • Announcement of New Members of:
      • Order of the Engineer Link  
      • The Pledge of Computing Professionals
    • Keynote TBD
    • Closing
2020 QCESC Award Recipients

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