Kansas City, May 21, 2018: Kansas City Public Schools partner in education MINDDRIVE will be hosting Future Fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 at Swope Park. This is a free event for the public.
This event will showcase technology built by students and for students from KCPS and other schools around the region. The festival will include a professional drone race arena and a STEM Zone with community partners sharing information about what they offer for families and students.
MINDDRIVE is a Kansas City-based, 501(c)3 organization with an educational, STEM-focused perspective that serves high school students from around the Kansas City region. Using project-based learning and adult-to-student mentoring ratios of 2:1 as the backbone of its after-school program, the organization teaches problem solving, critical thinking and collaboration through math, science, technology, innovation and communication, giving students a deep-level experience with real world applications.
Future Fest sponsors and participants will include the City of Kansas City, Mo., Google Fiber, Black and Veatch, and the Kaufman Foundation.