AFL, a world producer of fiber optic cable headquartered in Spartanburg, gave a $5,000 grant to the Boys & Women Golf equipment of the Upstate to offer help for the youth group’s Science, Expertise and Arts, Engineering and Math (STEAM) program.
“Our STEAM program exists to enhance poor educational efficiency of scholars in math and science,” mentioned Boys & Women Golf equipment of the Upstate (BGCU) president Greg Tolbert. “With a centered effort on science, know-how, engineering, arts and math, our children expertise initiatives which are partaking and spark curiosity. It’s our hope that this interprets to continued STEAM curiosity all through highschool, into school and as they enter the office.”
The youth group will use AFL’s grant to offer laptops wanted for the LEGO Robotics program and digital cameras with equipment for the images membership. The grant may even present help for a contracted STEM specialist.
BGCU has golf equipment for college students in first by way of fifth grades at six high-poverty Spartanburg County elementary faculties. Its program helps all facets of STEAM by way of its Afterschool Kidz Science, Junior LEGO Robotics and Afterschool KidzMath programming in addition to its images membership.
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