Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – EPB and TVA awarded 10 area schools in the Chattanooga area with $36,000 in STEM Grants. The STEM grant program received more than 600 grant applications.
Teachers applied for up to $5,000 in primary areas of environment, energy, economic and career development and community problem solving, including pandemic related projects.
“TVA is committed to supporting STEM education to help develop today’s students into tomorrow’s engineers, scientists and IT professionals,” said Jeannette Mills, TVA executive vice president and chief external relations officer. “It’s inspiring to be able to contribute to the innovators of the next generation.”
Chattanooga Central High received $2,500 to teach students how electricity flows. Saint Jude Catholic School received $5,000 to build a solar powered hydroponic greenhouse. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School received $2,500 for a Weather and Energy Project.
Lookout Valley Middle High received $3,500 for a new 3D design project.
Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy received $5,000 to teach students to code. Stone Creek Elementary received $1,000 to create a digital kindergarten.