Camille Sloan Schroeder praised for Engineering Outreach

Camille Sloan Schroeder earlier this month was presented with the 2018 President’s Award of Merit by the Quad-City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC).

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Camille Sloan Schroeder

The 56-year-old QCESC is a nonprofit, umbrella organization representing 20 engineering, science, and technical societies in the Quad City Area, as well as their roughly 3,000 associated professional members. The organization’s mission is “to promote and support engineering, science, and technical professionals and associated sciences” throughout the region and encourage students studying in STEM-related fields.

Sloan Schroeder, program manager of K-12 outreach for Iowa State University’s College of Engineering, was praised for developing and supporting an annual Engineering Kids Camp at the Putnam Museum in Davenport and fostering growth in the number of area FIRST LEGO League and FLL Jr. teams.

Among other things, Sloan Schroeder’s office oversees Iowa’s involvement in FIRST LEGO League, Project Lead The Way, and Iowa regional STEM hubs. She also will help oversee CIRAS’ role in national Manufacturing Day for 2018.