Your Participation Inspires Students

Remarkable things happen when members volunteer and participate in NFPA programs and events designed for middle and high school students. The students learn about fluid power, develop an awareness for the industry and careers, and get inspired to continue their fluid power education at the collegiate level.

A great example of this pipeline from childhood to higher education is shown currently with eleven of the many university students participating in this year’s Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge. Those eleven students also participated in an NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge during middle school or high school. This example shows that introducing fluid power at a youthful age positively impacts students. Engaging with students as an industry volunteer can help enhance that experience.

If you have not had an opportunity volunteer and help middle or high school students find their fluid power path, please click here to learn about NFPA programs.  You can also contact Workforce Program Manager, James Foster, at jfoster@nfpa.com with questions or share how you would like to get involved.

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