STEM Education

In partnership, our community is ready to mentor its next generation workforce. Hanford and our community offers a wide-range of employment opportunities. Our goal is to collaborate with STEM organizations, universities, colleges, and our community businesses to increase awareness and inspire innovation in our youth.

STEM Registration Form
STEM Competition Criteria

At Connect Tri-Cities 2018 local students can experience:

  • STEM SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION – Tuesday, October 2. Register your team to "Escape the Island..." Form a team and come up with a plan to help you and your neighbors escape a natural disaster.

    You'll have the opportunity to showcase your team's knowledge of STEM subjects by developing a hands-on prototype of the challenge, developing a written report, and presenting the results to a panel of esteemed STEM professionals from the local community. Final details of the contest and applications are available at the links above.
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  • JOB FAIR - Wednesday, October 3. Meet representatives from regional universities, community colleges and technical schools. Businesses will include federal, state and local agencies, national laboratories, Hanford contractors, military and local businesses. Information on apprenticeship programs will also be available! Bus transportation will be provided on a first come first serve basis.
  • FIELD TRIPS - High school field trips to local businesses and organizations to promote career connected learning. If your school is interested in a field trip to a local business, please contact us.
  • KEYNOTE SPEAKERS - Edward DeJesus and Kevin Delaney.
  • Meet Employers, See Live Demos, Find Your Opportunities

If you’d like to bring a group of students to Connect Tri-Cities or are interested in a Field Trip, please contact:

Tracy Desmond

CTC STEM Coordinator


We are looking forward to talking to you. Do you have questions? Just drop us an email and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Event Address

7016 W Grandridge Blvd, Kennewick, WA