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The SME Education Foundation scholarship application is currently closed. If you’ve already registered, you’ll be notified in September to prepare for the November application process. If you haven’t registered? Do it today: We want you to succeed!
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SME PRIME Schools: Inspiring, Preparing

The SME PRIME® schools initiative focuses on closing the skills gap by helping schools offer manufacturing education opportunities for high school students. With our industry partners, we tailor and make available technological and manufacturing curricula to prepare students for skilled career pathways.
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SME Education Foundation Names Rob Luce Vice President

Rob Luce has been appointed Vice President of the SME Education Foundation and will be responsible for overall day-to-day leadership and strategic direction of the Foundation. “The role and mission of the SME Education Foundation has never been more important – or more urgent,” said Luce. "I am eager to work with the Foundation Board and to team with the staff to further the Foundation’s reach, impact and success in support of students and young people.”
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“It started with one phone call: I wanted our schools to be a part of the opportunities the SME Education Foundation offer. The support we’ve received from our business community, county government and the state in this quest has been phenomenal; our students and community will benefit as a direct result.”
David M. Richards, PhD, Retired Superintendent of Fraser (Michigan) Public Schools