FHN Senior Corey Valleroy Recognized at Inaugural STEM Signing Day

Posted on 05/10/2019
Corey Valleroy attends Missouri STEM Signing Day; Valleroy is second from the left


During the inaugural Missouri STEM Signing Day in Jefferson City, FHN senior Corey Valleroy was recognized for his passion and STEM accomplishments. Valleroy was one of 10 students from around the state who was honored for his academic achievement and presented with a $1,000 scholarship. “I would like to thank everyone for putting this event on,” said Valleroy, who plans on studying mechanical engineering at the University of Missouri. “it’s been awesome!”

Similar to the signing days for athletes, Missouri STEM Signing Day celebrates Missouri high school seniors as they make their commitments to study a STEM field in college. “In reviewing Corey’s application, his video submission and meeting him yesterday, it is obvious that the Francis Howell School District has supported him in every way possible to prepare him for a bright future,” said Missouri Chamber VP of Education Brian Crouse. “Who knows what discoveries, innovations, or heights he will reach!”

Missouri STEM Signing Day is a joint venture between the Missouri Chamber Foundation, the Missouri Math and Science Coalition, Boeing, and the Missouri Department of Higher Education. The program recognizes outstanding students from across the state who are inspired by STEM and dedicated to pursuing a STEM career pathway in college and beyond. The program offers $1,000 scholarships to a minimum of 10 students to help them pursue their STEM education goals at a 2-year, 4-year or technical college of their choice. The funds are unrestricted to be used for tuition, living expenses, books or technology.

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