By Hyacinth Fiorenzo
The Stuart site of Patrick Henry Community College was bustling with activity this past Friday as dozens of area middle school girls excitedly presented intricate STEM projects to their community.
The Verizon Girl’s Innovative Learning Summer Camp hosted its second annual three week long course geared towards training future female leaders in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM.) The camp offered participants the opportunity to learn design thinking strategies, work with 3D printers, augmented and virtual reality platforms, vinyl cutting technology and encouraged social entrepreneurship.
In 2017 PHCC was one of only five national schools chosen to launch Verizon’s pilot program specifically for girls in grades 6-8 who are interested in STEM education and experiences. “This is great for teaching the…