$2,000 Grant for WITC to Promote Science and Technology

By KBJR News 1

Photo left to right: Garry Krause AMFA-ET president, Leslie Larsen WITC Associate Dean-Continuing Education, Byron Helland AMFA-ET board member, Rusty Hoglund AMFA-ET board member.

December 27, 2012 Updated Nov 6, 2013 at 10:54 PM CDT

Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- A $2,240 grant for WITC will be used to purchase a Lego Robotics Kits in hopes of interesting children in the fields of science and technology.

The grant was presented by the Arrowhead Manufacturers and Fabricators Association Educational Trust (AMFA-ET) to support the annual College of Kids summer camps.

College for Kids is designed to serve a broad age range of children (ages 3 to 15) in a variety of learning atmospheres.

The Lego Robotics kits introduce students to STEM, which promotes science, technology, engineering and math concepts that are needed for the growing manufacturing and fabricating industry and careers.

These kits will help WITC to double the number of camp opportunities it provides in Ashland and Superior.

Posted to the web by Krista Burns