November 7, 2017

The STEM Development Foundation along with representatives from local industry will host the third Teen CEO Day at the Winthrop Coliseum in Rock Hill on November 7, 2017. The event will involve over 4,500 8th grade students from the Chester, Lancaster and York County school districts. Students will have an opportunity to meet with representatives from approximately 45 area companies and learn about the career shills necessary to complete in the 21st century.

Students will also hear from Brooks Harper, nationally recognized speaker, who advises students on steps they can take now to ensure they will be able to prepare for a successful career, while meeting the workforce demands of our local companies.

STEM Development Foundation

The mission of the STEM Development Foundations is to bring together community leaders to foster Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education, work to increase the number of participants in STEM programs in K-12, Technical Colleges and Universities, and to be a hub for STEM activities.

Contact STEM Development Information


Dr. Edward F. Duffy

Executive Director
803 417-9030
725 Cherry Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732
PO Box 4846, Rock Hill, SC 29731


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The Third STEM Development Foundation Teen CEO Day will be held on
November 7, 2017
Winthrop Coliseum

Winthrop Coliseum

Brooks Harper

Author | Speaker | Career Expert

Speaking words of encouragement hitting the head, heart & funny bone!

Middle School Presentation

Why Should We Hire You?

Brooks takes a question as simple as Why Should We Hire You?, to address a host of issues facing today’s middle school student without it sounding like the same old tired speech. With energy, enthusiasm and hilarious heartfelt stories, Brooks shows students how Academic Success, Relationships, Leadership Opportunities and Treatment of Others impacts their college and career options and future earning potential. He CONNECTS-THE-DOTS between TODAY’s decisions and TOMORROW’s options. Students walk away with a greater appreciation for their school, teachers, fellow students and community and inspired to make a difference in them all.


About Brooks Harper

Brooks Harper has spoken on hundreds of middle and high school campuses nation-wide to more than 400,000 students and educators. His Books Why Should We Hire You? and 7 Skills to Make Mills have been incorporated into Career and Leadership Curricula as the go-to books for teaching Student Success, Interview Skills, Self-Marketing, Personal Branding, and Soft Skills Development.

See a story and slideshow about our third Teen CEO Day!

The November 2017 Teen CEO Day Took Place at the Winthrop Coliseum in Rock Hill, SC. Read more.

See a story and slideshow about our second Teen CEO Day!

The November 2016 Teen CEO Day Took Place at the Gateway Conference Center in Richburg, SC. Read more.

Read about our first Teen CEO Day!

May 2016 Teen CEO Draws 2,200 Students to STEM-Related Local Companies! Read more.