Georgia Northwestern Technical College will host a free Kids STEM Festival on Thursday, March 16, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Whitfield Murray Campus in Dalton.

Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) PBS Kids staff will be special guests and join GNTC’s Early Childhood Care and Education program instructors and students to present activities. There will be snacks and giveaways.

This free event is open for all who are interested. GNTC encourages students to come with their children or any other kids to engage in fun learning and STEM activities.

The goal behind this event is to provide developmental STEM activities to benefit the children in northwest Georgia. Reading, math, science, social studies, music and art activities will be explored.

The first 100 participants will receive free dinner and be provided with free meal cards from Chick-fil-A. The first 150 kids will receive free GNTC bookbags filled with fun activities to take home.

For more information, contact Daizha Staples, GNTC’s Special Populations coordinator, at 706-291-3362 or

Georgia Northwestern Technical College provides quality workforce education to the citizens of northwest Georgia. Students have the opportunity to earn an associate degree, diploma or a certificate in aviation, business, health, industrial or public service career paths.

This past year, 11,134 people benefited from GNTC’s credit and noncredit programs. GNTC has an annual credit enrollment of 8,528 students and an additional enrollment of 2,606 people through adult education, continuing education, business and industry training and Georgia Quick Start. For more information about GNTC, visit us at GNTC is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia and an Equal Opportunity Institution.

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