The purpose of the St. Mark’s STEM Conference is to broaden students’ understanding of the sciences and to promote passions for careers in the sciences by inviting educated, successful professionals to visit St. Mark’s. 


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  • Will Ferenc ’09 discusses a recent rocket launch by SpaceX

    4th Annual STEM Conference

    Four distinguished guests visited campus as part of the fourth annual STEM Conference, sharing their vast experience with students and giving firsthand accounts of the latest developments in science, technology, engineering, and math.
  • Mark Stevens ’05

    STEM Conference Welcomes Scientists

    St. Mark’s welcomed five industry-leading scientists and doctors to campus for the 2016 STEM Conference, celebrating careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
  • 2nd Annual STEM Conference

    Three distinguished guests visited St. Mark's for the second annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Conference.
  • 2013 STEM Festival Kicks Off

    Four internationally recognized scientists spoke at the inaugural STEM Festival on Friday, October 25.

Past Guests

2018 Conference Guests
Dr. Rhonda Bassel-Duby
Department of Molecular Biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Karen Morton
Collections Manager, Perot Museum of Nature and Science)

Bill Woodburn
Founding Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners

2017 Conference Guests
Jeremy Ginsberg ’96
Software Engineer; Former VP of Engineering at Twitter

Will Ferenc
Lead Sensors Development Engineer, SpaceX

Amy Patrick
Forensic Engineer

Lydia Pyne
Science Writer and Historian

2016 Conference Guests
Mark Stevens ’05
Software Engineer, Google

Dr. Chess Stetson ’97
CEO, Helynx, Inc.

Dr. Bradford Hirsch ’87
Oncologist; Senior Medical Director, Flatiron Health; Co-Founder, SignalPath Research

Dr. Gary Weinstein
Chief of Pulmonary/Critical Care, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

Carl Zimmer
Science writer, New York Times contributor

2015 Conference Guests
Anna Kuchment
Scientific Journalist

Dr. Max Klein ’00, Ph.D.
CTO of SCI Technology, Inc.,

Heather Olins
Ph.D. Candidate at Harvard's Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

2014 Conference Guests
Dr. Brett Giroir
Biomedical Researcher

Dr. Michael Gould

Agricultural Engineer

Dr. David Genecov ’82
Craniofacial and Cosmetic surgeon

Dr. Alan Stern ’75
Planetary Scientist

St. Mark's School of Texas

10600 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75230


About Us

St. Mark’s School of Texas is a private, nonsectarian college-preparatory boys’ day school for students in grades 1 through 12, located in Dallas, Texas. St. Mark’s aims to prepare young men to assume leadership and responsibility in a competitive and changing world.