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Stephenville High School WIT

Workforce Industry Training

The WIT program empowers future professionals to learn about career opportunities from the inside out. NPI, secondary schools, and industry have created WIT to provide high school students with the tools, academic support and mentoring needed to pursue educational and career opportunities related to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects.

 

Modeled on the POWER SET program, WIT is open to both male and female students in high schools and offers similar benefits and opportunities as POWER SET such as:

  • Provides the educational tools and essential support to pursue educational professional opportunities in STEM technical fields.
  • Sponsored by NPI in cooperation with the schools and industry

 

How do I join WIT?

The WIT program is open to junior and senior Texas high school students at least 14 years old with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Participants must be a U.S. citizen or a non-citizen authorized to work in the United States with an interest in pursuing a STEM technical degree. Other application requirements include:

  • Formally submit an application for membership.
  • If male, meet U.S. Military Selective Service registration requirements.
  • If female, cannot be concurrently participating in the POWER SET program.

 

What do WIT participants do?

  • Enjoy mentoring activities by industry professionals
  • Visit local industry partners
  • Participate in industry job shadowing
  • Take part in professional development activities
  • Visit universities and community colleges
  • Participate in community service
  • Hear from and meet guest speakers
  • Have scholarship opportunities

 

Boys Resourcing Technology (BRT)

Our BRT Mentor Program provides positive high school students from the WIT organization to motivate pre-teen boys to cultivate leadership skills, boost character development and encourage science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subject acceleration.  The program is a year-long commitment between the WIT member mentor and a BRT mentee.

BRT Mentor Program Goals 

 

  • Increase boys' sense of self-worth 
  • Improve boys' perspective toward STEM education 
  • Help boys develop and define their short-term and long-term goals 
  • Encourage social awareness through community service projects 
  • Build positive relationships and support networks with adults and peers 
 
Stephenville High School Sponsor: Brian Salge

2017-2018 WIT Officers
 
President - Devon Roeming
 
Vice President - Holden Haile
 
Secretary/Reporter - Hayden Monk
 
Student Advisor - Jacob Worley
2017-2018 WIT Members
 
Slade Bedingfield
Cameron Bishop
Allen Brown
Hagen Carter
Gatlin Couch
Jessica Dammers
Christopher Fowler
Dylan Garber
Daniela Guerra
Holden Haile
Steven Lane
Victor Lumbreras
Hayden Monk
Rosser Orr
Rowlen Peters
Devon Roeming
Rachit Shah
Dillon Shumaker
Lucy Tackett
Kenneth Underhill
Jacob Worley