Philadelphia Wins National Competition to Boost STEM Participation

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    Philadelphia is one of seven cities in a national competition to win a program that encourages youth mentorship in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. NBC10's Keith Jones has the story. (Published Tuesday, May 27, 2014)

    A few Pennsylvania cities gained special recognition at this year’s White House Science Fair.

    I’m not just talking about Pittsburgh, where 17-year-old Ananya Cleetus, who showcased her prosthetic inventions at the annual exhibit, is from.

    Allentown and Philadelphia also got shout-outs, but for different reasons.

    They, along with five other cities across the nation, were announced as winners of the US2020 City Competition. Read more about this story on