Dr. Karen Zeller, research associate and instructor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, speaks to students about synthetic biology at Westminster High School Wednesday.
Raza Khan told ninth-graders about the passion, dedication and persistence needed to pursue a career in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. Khan, associate professor of chemistry at Carroll Community College, also added the importance of having a dream. “The passion should drive you,” he said. “High school opens the door for you.”
The Maryland Business Roundtable for Education visited Westminster High School Wednesday, giving certain students the opportunity to learn from and engage with volunteers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Carroll Community College and TIAA-CREF financial services as part of the STEM Specialist in the Classroom and Maryland Scholars Speakers Bureau programs.
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