South Carolina General Assembly
125th Session, 2023-2024
Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
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March 9, 2023
Introduced by Senator Loftis
S. Printed 03/09/23--S.
Read the first time February 28, 2023
A senate RESOLUTION
TO ENCOURAGE ALL SOUTH CAROLINIANS TO JOIN WITH THE SENATE IN RECOGNIZING THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF STEM EDUCATION AND STEM EDUCATORS ON THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR RESIDENTS OF THE PALMETTO STATE AND TO DECLARE APRIL 12, 2023, AS STEM EDUCATION DAY THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
Whereas, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are recognized as world-class knowledge to be mastered by all graduates of South Carolina schools; and
Whereas, STEM learning prepares South Carolina's Pre-K thru 12th grade students for success in post-secondary studies, careers and citizenship; and
Whereas, STEM educators, mentors, and volunteers support learning with their knowledge and expertise; and
Whereas, business/industry and community partnerships are essential in advocating for and sustaining STEM education; and
Whereas, opportunities in STEM career fields such as advanced manufacturing, aerospace, automotive electrification, healthcare, information technologies, and life sciences continue to grow in South Carolina; and
Whereas, South Carolina's Coalition for Mathematics & Science and S²TEM Centers SC are celebrating thirty years of developing our state's STEM workforce by supporting and honoring STEM educators, promoting public awareness of STEM career opportunities, and engaging business and industry in support of STEM education. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate:
That the members of the South Carolina Senate, by this resolution, encourage all South Carolinians to join with the Senate in recognizing the positive impact of STEM education and STEM educators on the quality of life for residents of the Palmetto State and declare April 12, 2023, as STEM Education Day throughout the State of South Carolina.
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