Melanie Wilt http://wyso.org en Ribbon Cutting Held for Springfield's Global Impact Stem Academy http://wyso.org/post/ribbon-cutting-held-springfields-global-impact-stem-academy <p>Several dignitaries including State Senator Chris Widener and Mayor Warren Copeland gathered on the campus of Clark State University Monday afternoon for a ribbon cutting ceremony.&nbsp; The event formally opened Springfield's Global Impact STEM Academy.<br><br>Widener called the academy the first of it's kind in the nation that will allow students to study while also gaining hands on experience in the agricultural bio-sciences field. After thanking Clark State President Dr. Jo Alice Blondin for helping provide a temporary location for the school, but Widener also talked about a permanent future site. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:25:39 +0000 Wayne Baker 38005 at http://wyso.org Ribbon Cutting Held for Springfield's Global Impact Stem Academy