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Green Street Academy students win $50K for using STEM skills to serve Baltimore community

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Posted at 4:26 PM, Mar 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-17 16:26:58-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore students from Green Street Academy won $50,000 from Samsung for using STEM skills to improve food access in the local community.

As part of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a program that encourages students to use STEM to develop solutions to real-world issues – the students have designed and built an automated, mobile Emergency Food Pantry to help underserved communities have access to fresh produce.

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After months of building and testing their project, Green Street Academy has been named one of 10 National Finalist schools from around the country, earning $50,000 in technology and classroom supplies.

In just a few weeks, students will pitch their project to judges in the quest to be named a National Winner and receive a total of $100,000.