Former astronaut encourages Northern Virginia students to study STEM

WashingtonExec’s 2016 K-12 STEM Symposium at the Nysmith School for the Gifted in Herndon drew about 2,500 students from across the region. The youngsters got a hands-on look at 3-D printers, connected cars, flight simulators, drones, robotics and more. The children also got to speak with an array STEM professionals about career paths.