Company Reps Introduce Sixth-Graders to STEM, Skilled Trades Careers

Exposing Them to Possibilities Is Key

by Erin Albanese

Crestwood Middle School sixth-grader-turned-builder Roshan Kami and his business partner classmates scrambled when their clients said they wanted an already-installed window moved from the east side to the west side of their new house. The Kentwood Public Schools students were tasked with building the LEGO house on a $76,750 budget using architectural renderings. "We had to figure out all of the parts of this building," Roshan said after a partial demolition and rebuild...