Partnering for STEM in Western New York

By Kathy Hill

wny-st-mary_s-2016Partnering with Buffalo-based mobile computer manufacturer Bak USA, National Grid recently purchased 10 smart tablets for newly renovated science labs at St. Mary’s School for the Deaf. The donation continues National Grid efforts to enhance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education across our service territory.

“We have been a strong supporter of STEM curriculum in schools across Western New York as we help prepare the next generation of the region’s workforce with the tools to be successful in meeting the demands of a technologically driven market place,” said National Grid Regional Manager Ken Kujawa.  “Our commitment to STEM is evident at elementary, high schools and institutions of higher education.”

Located in Buffalo, St. Mary’s School for the Deaf (SMSD) is a private, state-supported 4201 school that serves deaf and hard of hearing children from infancy through age 21.

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