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Sandy Springs STEM Event starts next week
by Staff Reports
January 30, 2014 12:26 PM | 2493 views | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Sandy Springs Education Force will host the fourth annual STEM Event starting Feb. 6 at North Springs High School. This month-long, communitywide program encourages students to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and math.

Reaching out to community members, educators and business and civic leaders, the foundation and its STEM program partner, the Georgia Tech Research Institute in Midtown, will seek to inspire students to consider futures in this year’s STEM topic, energy.

The event kicks off Feb. 6 with a hands-on exhibition for students from noon to 4:30 p.m. The entire community is invited to experience the exhibition from 5:30 to 8 p.m. with a formal presentation at 6 p.m. emceed by 11Alive Educator Reporter Donna Lowry. The initiative will conclude March 7 at the Riverwood International Charter School Career Fair from 8 a.m. to noon, when the foundation will showcase STEM education and career paths in the field of energy. In the weeks in between, the Sandy Springs feeder schools will engage in energy programs further emphasizing the relevance and impact of STEM in our world.


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