Student volunteers needed for Expo

By Northern Star Staff

Student volunteers are needed for the Illinois Junior Academy of Science Expo Friday and Saturday.

More than 100 volunteers are needed for the expo, which will be hosted by STEM Outreach for the first time.

STEM Outreach hosts off- and on-campus activities to increase interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics among students from elementary to high school.

Volunteers are needed to set up tables, carry materials, answer questions, run score sheets, provide directions and welcome participants. Students may register at

Contact Judith Dymond, Outreach and Engagement associate, at 815-753-4751 or for more information.