Genesis: Pathways to Success Announces April STEMstar Recipient


Batesville, Indiana – Genesis: Pathways to Success (GPS) is pleased to present its April STEMstar, Jeremiah Loehmer!

Loehmer teaches Art and Lego Mindstorms at Milan Elementary School and Introduction to Engineering at Milan High School. Loehmer is also the coach for Milan Middle School’s Rube Goldberg team and coached Milan’s inaugural archery team.

“Mr. Loehmer ignites a passion in his students as he facilitates hands-on, problem-solving and STEM-based activities,” Superintendent Jane Rogers, who recommended Loehmer for this honor, said. “Through teamwork, Mr. Loehmer guides inquiry so students become critical thinkers of real-world situations. He makes learning fun!”

Loehmer graduated from Purdue University and has taught at Milan for fourteen years. He enjoys hunting and is a Chicago Cubs fan.

GPS began the STEMstar program in January 2017 to recognize students and educators who are making strides in STEM. To nominate a STEMstar, please fill out the STEMstar form at

Genesis: Pathways to Success (GPS) is an initiative of the Ripley County Community Foundation dedicated to empowering students to succeed in STEM by developing programs in areas such as engineering, agriculture, health science and technology as well as by supporting events that encourage students to apply curious minds and critical thinking skills to real-world opportunities. GPS generates ongoing and meaningful dialogue and collaboration to prepare a talent pipeline for a globally dynamic marketplace. For additional information, please visit

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