Science, Technology, Engineering, Math & Medicine

Foundations In Rural Education 

"[STEMM FIRE] made me want to go to school for something I hadn't even thought of."

-rural Kansas 8th grader


Providing Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medical career exposure, educational guidance and support by connecting industry professionals to rural school districts and communities in an effort to ignite interest and empower rural youth, parents and educators.

For students
bring us to your school or organization

If you would like to have a group of various STEMM Professionals come to your school or student organization's meeting and present to your students, please contact us to organize the event and schedule a date.  

Parents and educators

We are currently scheduling in-person speaking events for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022! 


Mentors, college resources and potential job shadowing opportunities exist year-round, contact us to learn more!

**New locations/dates coming soon!

STEMM FIRE Tailgate & Silent Auction
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Saturday, October 16th

Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kansas

2pm-6pm parking spot 362, East side of stadium in the paved lot,

prior to the KSU vs Iowa State Football game. 

Join our tailgate for a full pulled pork meal (for the first 50 people), learn about STEMM FIRE events, and take a look at our silent auction items.

Silent Auction will begin at 2pm on Saturday the 16th and run until 8pm on Sunday the 17th.  100% of the proceeds will support the continued work of STEMM FIRE for rural students.

You do not need to attend the tailgate to bid and win auction items!  All bidding will be done through Galabid which can be accessed from your phone or computer by registering as directed below or using the QR code.  It's a simple and straight forward app that will display all items and let you know if you've been outbid!

Register via Browser

Go to https://app.galabid.com/stemmfire

Click on the 'Register' button

Follow the instructions to complete registration.


Register via TEXT

Text: stemmfire and your full name

To +1(541)583-4642

Example: stemmfire John Smith

Follow the registration link you are sent by text from GalaBid.


Hillsboro High School

Hillsboro, KS

October 8th, 2021

9th-12th grade

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Goessel Junior/Senior High

Goessel, KS

October 8th, 2021

9th-12th grade

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Pratt High School

Pratt, KS

November 19th, 2021

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Medicine Lodge Jr/Sr High

w/ live streaming to Attica & Chaparral

Medicine Lodge, KS

November 19th, 2021

7th-12th grades

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See where else STEMM FIRE has had an impact here.


Is the STEMM FIRE Mission a project that moves you? 

Have a career in STEMM?

-Join one of our groups speaking in classrooms!

-Mentor a student from a distance!


Find out more by clicking the link below.


You can be an integral part of improving STEMM exposure to rural students.  Your support helps keep our organization and programs running so that we can continue to interact and provide STEMM career exposure to more and more students each year. Help us increase our impact, learn about the ways you can donate to STEMM FIRE.

STEMM FIRE is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization