These photos were taken Tuesday evening at Edelbrock’s, Vic’s Garage in Torrance, where the Torrance Education Foundation held a recognition and appreciation reception for Torrance school teachers that had applied for and received STEM grants.
STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math; which are all subjects that American students need to excel in if we are to compete in tomorrow’s world. The Foundation awarded 48 grants totaling $39,500 for K-12 enrichment projects: Family STEM Nights, CyberPatriots, Hour of Code, After-School Engineering Club, Math Counts, Science Olympiad, and Robotics. The teachers recognized at the event are doing their part to see that happens by receiving these grants that give them the money to provide a little more to their students. Continue reading