Kailua Intermediate received $250,000 for STEM opportunities
KAILUA, Hawaii -
Kailua Intermediate School received $250,000 for science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM opportunities, as well as college readiness initiatives from the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activities.
The money will be divided up to help with in-class STEM supports, tutoring, and extracurricular activities.
Kailua Intermediate's principal says the money will also go to programs like the cyber security club, robotics, among others to help put students on the right paths for college and career success.
Other Hawaii schools have received similar DODEA grants.
Hawaii's Department of Education has received more than $6 million and last year, the Campbell-Kapolei complex area received $749,000 for STEM opportunities for the Ewa Beach, Iroquois Point and Keone'ula elementary schools.