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"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”

Frederick Douglass

About Shedrick Stephens

Shedrick Stephens is a retired Senior Process Automation Technologist who has enabled the success of so many young, talented engineers and technicians. He started his STEM journey as a process operator for The Dow Chemical Company, now Dow Inc., and through his discipline, thirst for knowledge and fundamental belief that anything is possible, he rose to the ranks of a regional Triconex subject matter expert, supporting some of the most critical safety control systems across the gulf coast.

Shedrick was born and grew up in Grand Prairie, Louisiana along with his eight brothers and sisters. He had a natural passion for electronics and troubleshooting, so he decided to pursue an Electrical Engineering degree at Southern University in Baton, Rouge, LA. It was there that he realized that he could have a prosperous career within the STEM disciplines. During his matriculation, he was offered an internship at Dow which further led to a full-time offer.