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Gems of STEM 2015 honorees

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Gems of STEM
Saturday, May 2,  2015
Indian River State College – Kight Center for Emerging Technologies

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rebekah Corlew (Research Coordinator & Public Engagement Lead Scientist – Max Planck Florida Institute)

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The Gems of STEM event will honor four amazing women in St. Lucie County who have excelled in the fields of STEM* and serve as role models for today’s girls.The recipients will be honored at the Gems of STEM event on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the Indian River State College (Kight Center for Emerging Technologies) in Fort Pierce. To view Gems of STEM Invitation, click here.

*The STEM fields include: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

2015 Gems of STEM Honorees:

Science: Dr. Juliette Lomax-Homier – Just Ladies Healthcare
Technology: Jessica Fernandez – Indian River State College
Engineering: Sue Zheng – Florida Department of Transportation
Math: Cyndee Shevak – John Carroll High School

2015 Julia Jackson Leader Award Nominations (Thank you for your nominations. Nominations have now closed – the deadline to submit a nomination was April 19.)

Nomination applications are now being accepted for the Julia Jackson Leader Award. This award honors and recognizes a Girl Scout Leader from St. Lucie County who demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities and works toward accomplishing the mission of Girl Scouting. The recipient will be announced at the Gems of STEM event.To complete and submit a Julia Jackson Award nomination, click here.

Questions and Sponsorship Opportunities

If you have a question or would like to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Mandy Allen at 561-427-0190 or

Thank you to our sponsors:

Ruby Sponsor:

Seacoast National Bank

Sapphire Sponsor:

Indian River State College Foundation

Pearl Sponsors:

Florida Power and Light/NextEra Energy
Post Insurance