This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at education programs that enrich the lives of students.

Henry Wells III and Marianna McCoy (credit: CW50)

Henry Wells III and Marianna McCoy (credit: CW50)

First, Westside Christian Academy principal Henry Wells, III and student Marianna McCoy talk about a special program that helps students explore the fields of science, technology, electronics, arts, and math (STEAM).

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Brian Glowiak (credit: CW50)

Brian Glowiak (credit: CW50)

Then SME Education Foundation Director Brian Glowiak explains how SME is inspiring students to pursue careers in manufacturing.

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Shannon Waite and Hafizur Rahman (credit: CW50)

Shannon Waite and Hafizur Rahman (credit: CW50)

Detroit Public Schools Creative Writing Teacher, Shannon Waite, and student writer, Hafizur Rahman, discuss the creative writing project that will allow students to write and publish books.

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Dr. Cynthera McNeill and Willayjah Booker-Riggs (credit: CW50)

Dr. Cynthera McNeill and Willayjah Booker-Riggs (credit: CW50)

Finally, Dr. Cynthera McNeill of the Wayne State University College of Nursing talks about the annual High School Step Show Competition and Health Fair that encourages students to learn about good health.