LIFT along with Tennessee Tech University iCube, the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network, the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry/Tennessee Manufacturers Association, the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers and the Foundation for Kentucky Industry recently announced the winning schools of the 2017-2018 MakerMinded competition in Tennessee and Kentucky, respectively.
The winning schools took home portable virtual reality kits to continue to experience STEM and advanced manufacturing learning in their classrooms.
MakerMinded was launched in 2016 to impassion students about advanced manufacturing and provide them with transformational learning experiences and 21st century skills to secure their path to in-demand careers. The platform provides access to a diverse range of national and local STEM and advanced manufacturing programs, including manufacturing facility tours, gaming activities, project-based learning, and competitions.
The 2018-2019 MakerMinded competition in both states will begin in August, 2018.