PUBLISHED: 11:19 AM on Wednesday, May 16, 2007
SpringBoard sets meetings to teach about civilian Air Force jobs

Scientists from the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base met with Juneau high school, Juneau middle school and University of Alaska students in early May to discuss civilian careers in the Air Force, research opportunities and internships.

Presenters at Juneau-Douglas High School are Christopher Schrock, an aerospace engineer, Olga Mendoza, mathematician, and Dr. Robert Williams, seated, an electrical engineer. JDHS students are, from left, Robin Woodby, Logan Miller, Nathan Ord, Rachel Donahoe and Annika Ord.

The c lassroom meetings were held by SpringBoard, a program of the Juneau Economic Development Council and a partnership with the U.S. Dept of Defense.

- Courtesy photo and report