AFL awards $10,000 grant for summer STEM camps.

Spartanburg-basedAFLhas awarded a $10,000 grant to theSouth Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematicsin Hartsville, a public high school for students who have an interest in pursuing advanced studies in science, technology, engineering and math.

The grant, made possible by AFL's Community Outreach Program, supports two summer programs iTEAMS Xtreme: Next GenerationandCREATEng providing financial aid for up to 50 participants to attend the camps, according to a news release.

"Both camps stimulate innovative thinking and are customized to engage and inspire participants, including those with no prior knowledge," Elizabeth Dinndorf, executive director of the Governor's School for Science and Mathematics Foundation, said in the release. "We feel certain that their camp experience will continue to impact their lives and the South Carolina economy for years to come."

iTEAMS Xtreme: Next Generation is a week-long computer science and robotics camp that serves students rising to grades 6, 7 and 8. Campers program microcontrollers to...

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