U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte (second from right), R-Roanoke, and Harrisonburg City Schools Superintendent Scott Kizner (back) watch Enzo Nieto (left), 14, and Iliya Zudilin, 13, work on a project for their eighth-grade STEM class at Thomas Harrison Middle School on Friday. The lawmaker said he was visiting the school to encourage involvement in science, technology, engineering and math programs. (Photos by Nikki Fox)
Goodlatte talks to THMS students about the career opportunities in STEM and encouraged them to continue pursuing their STEM education.
CLOCKWISE LEFT TO RIGHT: Rep. Bob Goodlatte watches eighth-grade Thomas Harrison Middle School STEM Academy students Cora Metzler Sawin, 14, Amairani Mateo, 13, and Naomi Gelberg-Hagmaier, 14, test a structural design with earthquake forces Friday afternoon.