A teams of girls presented one of the 10 projects as the Verizon Girl’s Innovative Learning Summer Camp drew to a close Friday at the Stuart site of Patrick Henry Community College.
Participants in the Cheap Houses For You project presented their ideas Friday at the conclusion of the three-week long STEM camp.

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…

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