Boeing holds STEM Signing Day in Washington

Boeing held its first Washington State STEM signing day on Monday, April 23.

The days celebrates high school seniors from across the state as they made their commitments to some of the state and country’s top technical schools, colleges, and universities. The students will be pursuing careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Students signed letters of intent at the Museum of Flight in Seattle during a ceremony. Forty-nine students, one from each legislative district across the state, were selected to take part in the event.

“Boeing is honored to recognize the achievements of some of the top students in Washington state and to celebrate their commitment to pursuing careers involving STEM skills,” said Ted Colbert, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Information Technology & Data Analytics at The Boeing Company. “These students and their peers will be the leaders who advance technology and innovation in the 21st century workplace, and we feel privileged to support them in this endeavor.”

The following honorees were from Spokane:

Maddy Devaney is a senior at Mead Senior High School. Maddy plans to study aerospace engineering at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Maddy represents LD 3.

David Shevchenko is a senior at Central Valley High School. David plans to study computer science at Eastern Washington University. David represents LD 4.

Darius Strobeck is a senior at North Central High School. Darius plans to study computer science and cyber security at University of Washington. Darius represents LD 6.