Alexander Wren is the first Honeywell Opportunity for Prosperity for Education (HOPE) Scholarship recipient to land a full-time job at the KCNSC. The program put him on the fast-track to landing a rewarding career at the age of 20 with no college debt.
“While level of education is important, the individual program of study or major matters even more. According to the same Georgetown report, students who receive an associate’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) field have higher median annual earnings ($60,000) than students who receive a bachelor’s in a humanities/liberal arts field ($53,000), arts ($50,000), or psychology/social work ($47,000).”
An article from The Atlantic highlights students’ decisions between pursuing a bachelor’s degree versus a skilled trade. Careers in skilled trade are viable options that offer strong wages in a rapidly changing workforce. Read the article.