Edgewater Funds STEM Centers in Frederick County

Edgewater Federal Solutions Joins Forces with Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation to Empower the Next Generation

Article by Shannon Libby

Photography by Photography Provided by Edgewater Federal Solutions

Originally published in Frederick Lifestyle

Edgewater Federal Solutions, headquartered in Frederick and founded in 2002, has been at the forefront of fostering educational excellence in the community. Through a groundbreaking STEM initiative, Edgewater has partnered with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation to establish STEM Centers in local schools and organizations. This collaboration aims to provide students with hands-on STEM experiences, preparing them for future careers and contributing to the growth of the community.

In 2022, Edgewater Federal Solutions joined forces with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation to set up a high-tech STEM center at the Boys & Girls Club of Frederick County. Equipped with cutting-edge technology such as 3D printers, Snap Circuits, OzobotS and Bee Bots, the center offers local children the opportunity to explore the exciting world of scientific learning.

Building upon the success of the previous year, Edgewater and the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation expanded their STEM initiative in 2023. On June 6, two STEM Centers were placed in FCPS elementary schools, furthering the mission of providing early exposure to STEM education. The centers, located at Tuscarora Elementary and Whittier Elementary schools, offer hands-on materials for students to engage in experiential learning, fostering their interest and proficiency in STEM fields.

Edgewater's STEM Initiative has had a profound impact on the community, inspiring students and enhancing educational opportunities. Looking ahead, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation seeks to partner with local businesses in Frederick to establish more STEM Centers. Edgewater's collaboration with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation in their STEM Initiative underscores their commitment to fostering innovation and education in Frederick County. EdgewaterIT.com


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