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Wed Jun 26, 2019, 03:37 AM

STEM education program in the Pee Dee to close its doors

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – Science South, a STEM based education program, is closing its doors after nearly 20 years.

“I’m saddened by the event that’s happening, but I feel very positive of what we have accomplished,” said executive director of operations, Stephen Welch.

Board members decided it was time to shut their doors after helping more than 220,000 students in the area.

“The issue is funding, we are a non profit and a lot of our funding came through grants and the grant situation is becoming more and more competitive,” said Welch.

Read more: https://www.wbtw.com/news/stem-education-program-in-the-pee-dee-to-close-its-doors/

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