June 20, 2016 / FAR/Kids in Design

3rd Annual HoCo STEM Festival – “Architects Draw the Future”


Outreach Team

Marcus Clark; Kendra Jenifer; Camessia Johnson, Assoc. AIA; Christa Kerrigan, AIA; Rashaad Mayes, Assoc. AIA; Terry Walker and Anthony Consoli, AIA

Overview of Event

Location: Howard Community College
Date: Sunday, June 5
Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Grade Levels: 1 – 12

Seven FAR volunteers covered this well organized festival to encourage students towards STEM academic/career paths. Over 1,000 students and parents attended. The FAR exhibit included pop-up architecture books, historic home style puzzles, Howard County Architectural Academy student work and exhibit, a drawing contest and a display of dream house designs. Several FAR volunteers also participated in a classroom “ask the professionals” panel.

Participating Students

We had approximately 100 elementary and middle school students, often with their parents, visit and try one of our multiple activities.