"The activities you describe my son will be experiencing in your class would have better prepared me for my work as an orthopedic surgeon than anything I every took in school."
"Jeremy wasn't quite sure he wanted to be an engineer, but it was your class that helped him make up his mind." - Mother of Nike shoes engineer
"We had to make extensive construction improvements to our house and also to the local church. We collected our water using a catchment basin and used solar panels to charge batteries for electricity at night . . . he said we were the only student missionaries he'd ever seen that knew what they were doing."
"Although Eric was an A and B student, he hated school. Your class was the only bright spot in his day. I don't think we could have gotten him to school if it wasn't for TIE."
"The TIE program helped me prepare for Dentistry better than anything else I took in school. If you get a
chance to get into TIE, take it!"
"I may only be a freshman Walla Walla Engineering student, but second semester they made me lab
assistant for the senior Engineering students!"
"It was your class that helped Ryan decide to become an architect! He loved TIE!"
"I am in the country of Jordan on an archaeological dig. When I was in TIE, I was extremely lost in drafting and mapping. Now I have to do it every day while managing the progress I make in my archaeological space. The help you gave me has made it easier to do. Thanks!"
"When I was in school you had to choose between the academics or the technical. Here you get both."
"When Jeremy went to Andrews he said he wanted to take something that reminded him of home. He took the lamp he made in TIE."