ATLANTA, Georgia — September 1, 2017 — Kids on the Move for Success (KOTMFS), a non-profit organization that provides underserved children with scholarships and educational opportunities, will host a Discovery sTEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) mentor kick-off celebration on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at 1 to 3:30 p.m. ET at Microsoft Store at Lenox Square Mall.
“KOTMFS is excited to continue our commitment to young people through this mentorship program.” said Antoinette Tuff, the CNN Everyday Hero who saved the lives of 870 children in August 2013, author of the bestselling book PREPARED for a PURPOSE, motivational speaker and founder of the KOTMFS.
Since its founding in 2013, KOTMFS has been focused on providing scholarships to children and young adults. More than 20 scholarships have been given to deserving recipients from elementary school to graduate school. KOTMFS is entering a new phase with the launch of the Discovery sTEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) Mentoring Program. The mission of Discovery sTEAM Mentoring Program is to empower underserved youth from 3rd to 8th grade residing in at risk communities by fostering positive, onsite one-on-one mentoring relationships with students and professionals.
“Canby Lane Elementary is honored to be first school to participate in the Discovery sTEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) Mentoring Program.” said Dr. Keshier Smikle. “Discovery sTEAM Mentoring Program Mentoring will provide our students access to the skills, curriculum and role models that can help them succeed in our technology driven world,” he/she added.
About Kids of the Move for Success
Founded in 2013 by Antoinette Tuff, Kids on the Move for Success strives to provide underserved children the educational opportunities to see the world through a new set of eyes by providing scholarships and development of the Discovery sTEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) Mentoring Program. For more information, visit www.kidsonthemoveforsuccess.org.