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Volunteer's View: Out of the Box and Shaping the Future

Volunteer's View: Out of the Box and Shaping the Future

"I was really proud to be a part of the TAME effort, to encourage kids when they're young and possibly be a part of a memory that influenced their moving along in a good direction."

John L. is a Boeing employee who recently shared his STEM expertise as a volunteer docent on the Trailblazer.

What's it like to be a Trailblazer docent?

The trailer that you all are using was really well done (quality work), and a very comfortable environment for handling so many kids and adults. All of the stations were fully functional and interesting in terms of relevant/current technological interests. Mr. Willis was great to talk with; he's very knowledgeable and made every one of us feel comfortable in presenting the stations.

Also, I never heard any comments from the children or the teachers – all were enthusiastic and awe-inspired by the displays.

Supporting this just started as an opportunity for me to get out of the box, however, it was much more than I expected. I was really proud to be a part of the TAME effort, to encourage kids when they're young and possibly be a part of a memory that influenced their moving along in a good direction.

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