Student name: Stephanie Bishop
What year of high school are you in and name of high school: Senior; Milford High School & Applied Technology Center
What are your career goals after high school: Civil and Environmental Engineer
What DID you want to be prior to Running Start and choosing the above career path? I wanted to either be a graphic designer, forensic scientist or biologist.
What inspired/influenced you to choose this career path: I love hands-on work. The whole design process from an idea to a sketch to an object seemed appealing to me. After taking the first engineering course at my high school, one project particularly stood out: paper bridges. I always wondered how bridges were able to hold so much weight. That curiosity combined with the knowledge gained from that unit in class, influenced my decision that civil engineering was the right path for me. Read more