My Life! My Plan! Gives High School Students and NFPA Members Time to Connect

On June 6, Milwaukee Public Schools held a My Life! My Plan! Workshop at Washington High School that focused on STEM Careers – concentrating on Manufacturing and Engineering. NFPA members, Henry Guenther of Hartmann Controls, Inc., Jamie Mui of T-Lon Products, Inc., Loretta Krenitsky of the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) and Erica Kent, a student at MSOE, served as career coaches during the workshop. The volunteer coaches were assigned one or two high school students to mentor through a series of facilitated career exploration and college preparation activities. It was a great way for NFPA members to give back AND promote fluid power careers at the same time.

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If you are interested in learning more about NFPA’s involvement in educational programs contact Lynn Beyer at (414) 778-3364 or lbeyer@nfpa.com.

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