Listee Features — June 7, 2018


Catherine Uyehara has been pursuing science with a passion for as long as she can remember. She was always curious about the world, and found research to be an exciting way to discover new things. She believes in STEM outreach programs because she feels she owes her development as a scientist to inspiring teachers who went out of their way to encourage her curiosity. In middle school, a teacher enabled her to work in a university lab after school to do her first science fair project on using temperature to protect corn plants from fungus. In high school, she took part in a National Science Foundation summer science program, which, along with the guidance of an enthusiastic marine biology teacher,

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Backed by 31 years in education, Judy Schieble is currently lending her knowledge to Spaceport Sheboygan. She joined the NASA-affiliated organization as a teacher liaison in 2003, and loves being able to help the younger generations. Ms. Schieble is particularly skilled at model rocketry and paper rocketry, and thus also volunteers for the company’s Rockets for Schools Program. Previously, she garnered experience as a science teacher. While in the public school system, she served as a coach of the boys and girls swimming and diving teams and as the founder and coach of the freshman girls’ basketball program. Ms. Schieble attributes her success thus far to her diverse academic experience. She started by earning a Bachelor of Science in physical

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