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2005 Teacher Workshop

These teachers are making toothpaste from mined materials.

Phil Cady (Ford Steel) with teachers at the concrete class.

Vick Nahlik of Winter Brothers Material is seen presenting a scholarship check from Conveyor & Drive Equipment Company to teacher Ruth Jarrett, High Ridge, MO All attendees received a scholarship from the Missouri mining industry.

Teachers are enjoying the karaoke - Thursday evening's dinner and karaoke was sponsored by the Mining Industry Council of MO and was held at Port Cape Restaurant in Cape Girardeau, MO.

A group photo of the teachers at Southeast Missouri Stone's Cape Girardeau plant.

The Monday evening activity: Mining For Safire's.

2005 Minerals Education Workshop Comments

· I thought this workshop was great! I appreciate the variety of speakers and field trips, and all of the free samples and items. You are a group of wonderful people! Thank you for informing us about the mining industry and how important it is.

· Excellent materials and activities that can be used in the classroom. Thank You, the resources I am now aware of are a tremendous help!

· I had a great time and really appreciate all the materials to take back to school. I will share with the 8th grade teachers and recommend this workshop to them.

· As a first year teacher this was the best thing I could go to before I walk into my 1st hour of class. Thank you for all of your hard work!

· This was the best workshop I have ever attended! Great material, presenters, organization and your team was exceptionally friendly, informative and helpful. I will spread the wood so others can benefit. Thank you very much!

· I attended a workshop earlier this summer that was a weeklong as well. From that experience let me say I really appreciate your organization! We all appreciate your hard work! Thank you!

· Thank you so much for taking your time to share with us about mining. This has been the best workshop I have ever been to. Keep up the good work and thanks again!

· I thought this was the best workshop I have ever attended, and this was mainly due to the kind, funny, and friendly presenters and hosts. I have a new perspective of how we obtain our natural resources.

· Great workshop with many interesting presenters. Really liked the field trips. The food was good.

· This workshop was great. It was a lot of fun and educational also. Loved the materials (very user friendly). The door prizes were a plus.

These are just some of the many comments received on the teachers’ evaluations of the 2005 Workshop held on July 24-29 at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau MO. The Workshop was once again an overwhelming success. Photos from the workshop are included on page 3.

Planning is underway for the 2006 workshop. If you would like to be involved in the planning, please contact Angie Nations at the Doe Run Company at (573) 518-1508 or by e-mail at anations@doerun.com. She’d love to hear from you and would be eager to put you to work.

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