We take immense pride in directing the spotlight toward the Siegfried Family, whose unwavering dedication and generosity have played a pivotal role in empowering Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance (TRSA) and its mission for over a decade.
At the heart of the Siegfried Family’s commitment to fostering STEM education lies their ownership and operation of NORDAM, a leading aerospace giant with global recognition. Through NORDAM, the Siegfried Family has consistently demonstrated their passion for cultivating curiosity and enthusiasm for the STEM fields, inspiring countless young minds along the way.
NORDAM’s impact reaches far beyond the corporate realm, exemplified by their firm belief in the mantra, “You can’t be what you can’t see.” The family goes above and beyond to host hundreds of students annually, offering enriching field trips and invaluable internship experiences. These initiatives provide students with unique insights into the aerospace and manufacturing industries, igniting their imagination and kindling dreams of pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
In addition to their commitment to students, the Siegfried Family extends their vision to empower educators through dedicated efforts in organizing and participating in teacher professional development programs. By equipping teachers with the latest advancements and innovative teaching methods, they ensure a ripple effect that benefits countless students throughout the region.
A decade ago, the Siegfried Family took a transformative step that would change the landscape of STEM education in Oklahoma. They converted their annual Fight Night boxing event into the aviation-themed Flight Night, a resounding success in philanthropy and a fundraising gala dedicated to supporting TRSA and STEM education initiatives. This remarkable initiative has raised nearly $5,000,000 to date, channeling vital resources into TRSA’s programs and empowering young minds to pursue their dreams in the world of STEM.
Yet, the Siegfried Family’s commitment goes beyond mere philanthropy. Their vision and dedication have acted as a catalyst for positive change, inspiring countless individuals, educators, and organizations to unite in improving STEM education throughout the region.
As we reflect on the immense impact of the Siegfried Family’s support over the past decade, we are filled with gratitude and admiration for their partnership with TRSA. It has paved the way for numerous success stories, with young talents now flourishing in STEM fields across the state, enriching the community and the world at large.
We extend our heartfelt appreciation to the Siegfried Family for their transformative role in shaping the STEM education landscape in Oklahoma. With their continued support and visionary leadership, we are confident in a future where generations of young minds will be empowered to reach new heights of innovation and achievement in the ever-evolving world of STEM.