The Poplarville High School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) classes visited Thad Cochran Horticulture Center Friday,December 12, 2014. This is the fourth year that the STEM classes have toured the center. This tour is a part of a nontraditional activity to encourage girls to enter nontraditional careers, such as engineering. The boys are included in the activity, we hope to encourage both male and female students to push themselves in their high school classes so that they will be prepared to go into a STEM Career. Mr. Scott Langlois, Industrial Engineer, Dr. Blair Sampson and Mr. Chris Werle, Entomologists, Dr. Timothy A. Rinehare, Research Plant Molecular Geneticist (Pictured), and Dr. Anthony Witcher, Horticulturist spoke to the students on their tour.