Sandy Springs, GA — The Sandy Springs Education Force (SSEF) will soon host its 6th Annual STE(A)M Showcase.
The event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24 at North Springs Charter High School, and will feature interactive exhibits where citizens can discover the exciting, fast-changing fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and — new for 2016 – the Arts.
The popular annual event is part of SSEF’s multi-faceted outreach program designed to challenge, inspire and support Sandy Springs public school students’ pursuit of STEM education and careers.
In 2014 and 2015, SSEF’s showcase was awarded first place an unprecedented two years in a row at the annual STEM Education Awards of Georgia sponsored by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed).
The event is free and open to the public, and doors open at 5:30 p.m.
The evening will feature a special high-tech music performance at 6:15 p.m. by the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, and captivating hands-on demonstrations from more than 20 diverse exhibitors including The Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Botanical Garden, AT&T, Museum of Design Atlanta, Georgia Tech, Kennesaw State University, Mercer University and replantable.
Debuting this year, SSEF’s new STE(A)M Showcase logo was designed by North Springs Charter High School senior Jason Foster, who studies in teacher Cam Lupiani’s graphic design program.
Foster took top honors in a field of 13 students who submitted original logo designs in a December 2015 competition sponsored by SSEF.
Georgia Tech Research Institute and the Atlanta Science Festival collaborated with SSEF to create this year’s STE(A)M Showcase, and Comcast Cable Communications is presenting sponsor.
To learn more about Sandy Springs Education Force and SSEF’s 6th Annual STE(A)M Showcase, visit the organization’s website.