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Chelsey’s Fishing Story: The Ezra Project!

Education’s Business: Taking Positive Actions
June 22, 2018 11:00 AM


Examples of neighborly acts often go un-celebrated in our society.  As a freshman at Stockbridge High School, Chelsey Asquith approached long-time family friends to offer an idea that would positively impact their young son.  Ezra has a birth defect that limits his ability to fully experience his love of fishing.  That limitation is now being minimized.

With the school 3-D printers at the ready, Chelsey and her InvenTeam set out to design and deliver a functional assistive adaptive fishing pole to bring greater joy and success to Ezra.  Fellow students, Molly Nichols and Katie Miller offered their help in “shining a light” on this amazing happening by producing a short video.  The young talent in our schools continues to raise the achievement bar.


Click here to see their story. (A YouTube further background to the story)

AND, to hear Karl Klimek's interview with these students from Stockbridge, please click on the embedded SoundCloud PodCast shared immediately below!

Education's Business: Taking Positive Actions, hosted by Karl Klimek, Exposing and celebrating the successful partnerships between K-12 schools and industry/community partners. Special focus is on Science – Technology – Engineering – Math (STEM) and Career Technical Education (CTE) efforts.

Theme music for Education’s Business is performed by the Elk Rapids High School Jazz Band

1:00 PM every Friday
Replay: 7:00 PM, Saturday 1:00 AM, 7:00 AM

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