Monday, October 14, 2013

ISM Symposium Connects Students and Business Professionals

Community volunteers shared college, career and life advice with about 200 Frisco ISD students during the annual Independent Study and Mentorship (ISM) Business Symposium on October 11.
ISM is a challenging course elective designed to help Frisco ISD juniors and seniors explore their career interests and prepare for the future. It falls under the auspices of the FISD Gifted and Talented program and requires an application in order to ensure students are prepared for the rigor and course expectations.
During the symposium, local professionals volunteered their time to conduct mock interviews, evaluate student resumes and help students build networking skills.
“You have to think about what you’re going to do to get to where you want to go,” Mary Kay development specialist Lisa Ploeg told a student from... (Continue Reading... >>)

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Tornado Created By ISM Student

The footage shows the test run of the home-made tornado by Martin Satrio.  Martin was studying Meteorology during his time in the ISM program.  He is now studying Meteorology at Oklahoma University.

Martin's had the opportunity to work under the mentorship of Tim Marshall of HAAG Engineering.