More than 150 NGA West Partners in Education (PIE) volunteers participate in various K-12 outreach initiatives in more than 75 regional schools, activities, and groups. The Partners in Education Program demonstrates NGA's commitment to advancing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education in local schools and to being a good neighbor to the communities adjacent to our facilities.
Hey, Neighbor!Vernon Betts
Lifelong St. Louisan Vernon Betts has lived in St. Louis Place more than 20 years, and is “excited, delighted and tickled to death” that NGA will build its new facility in his historic neighborhood. As the Sheriff for the City of St. Louis, he is responsible for the safety and security of 31 divisional courtrooms of the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court and manages 173 sworn deputies. Betts believes that the future revitalization potential for his neighborhood is finally gaining momentum and that it’s long overdue.Full Article