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Community collaboration helps Hancock 4-H’ers pursue STEM

Block Heads FTC Team

The success of the Block Heads FTC Team from Garner stems from a community-based approach to support science, technology, engineering and math learning opportunities for youth.

The vision of one 4-H’er led to a new First Tech Challenge 4-H Club with an engineer mentor from a local business, support from the Hancock County Extension Council, a Rockwell Collins FIRST grant and meeting space in grandma’s basement.

This article appeared in March 2014 -- From Cathann Kress Newsletter