Fairfax County Public Schools’ Academies to Host STEM-H Expo

Megan Healy, Virginia director, STEM-H

Megan Healy, Virginia director, STEM-H

Fairfax County Public Schools’ high school academies will host a STEM-H Expo on Feb. 22 at Chantilly High School. STEM-H includes science, technology, engineering, math, and health and medical sciences.

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and is open to interested middle and high school students, parents, teachers, community residents and former academy students.

Megan Healy, the Virginia director of STEM, will be the keynote speaker. STEM-H related business, industry and educational organizations will sponsor various booths, exhibitions and demonstrations at the event.

Breakout sessions will include “Preparing for Your Future” and “Future Industry Trends.” Speakers from the FBI, CIA, Northrop Grumman, Entertainment Industries Council and Micron Technology will present information at the event.

The STEM-H Expo is made possible through generous donations from platinum-level sponsors, including Exxon Mobil, Wegmans Food Markets, Inc., SRC, Inc., CVCA — Cardiac Care for Pets, Entertainment Industries Council, Hensel Phelps, Microsoft, Micron Technology, Inc. and Reston Hospital Center, as well as various gold- and silver-level sponsors.

Expo attendees are asked to register online by visiting surveymonkey.com/s/STEM-H.

Chantilly High School is located at 4201 Stringfellow Road in Chantilly.

The acadamies are centers within existing high schools that offer advanced technical and specialized courses that allow for career and academic preparation.


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