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State Farm recognized local STEM students

BLOOMINGTON, IL. - Tuesday State Farm recognized twin cities high school students-- who excelled in the state farm enterprise technology stem mentoring program.    

These high schoolers have been working on projects that took a lot of hard work and effort.

The program gives students in technology-based classes-- the opportunity to work in small groups with a State Farm Mentor.

The students who participated attend Bloomington High School, Normal Community High School and Normal West High School.

Students created apps to help solve a community or school problem following the State Farm slogan which is, "Here to help life go right."

State Farm intern and STEM supervisor, Kevin Reeves said he is happy to have witnessed the students grow throughout this program.

"I hope they go away with a lot of confidence in themselves, but more than anything else feeling prideful about what they've done for their school and also for their team too," Reeves said.

Approximately 160 students participated in the school year-long program.


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