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KCPT Features Summit Technology Academy in “School of the Future” series

Summit Technology Academy is featured in KCPT’s “School of the Future” Take Note programming this week. This series has been examining schools around the metro area and identifying programs, courses and school structures that are propelling students into the future. The latest feature is titled, “Where will our children learn in the school of the future?”

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Summit Technology Academy Open House Nov. 15

Summit Technology Academy (STA) is hosting open house events to give high school students the opportunity to explore educational options and career opportunities available through our robust course and program offerings. Students and families are welcome to attend one of three open houses on November 15, January 10 or February 7, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Missouri Innovation Campus, 1101 NW Innovation Parkway, Lee’s Summit, MO 64086. RSVPs are welcomed but not required.

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Missouri Innovation Campus and Summit Technology Academy Space Wins “Learning By Design” Award

The Missouri Innovation Campus and Summit Technology Academy building won the Grand Prize Award in the annual release of the nation’s best education design and construction process showcase through “Learning By Design” magazine. Five education facility design projects across the country were awarded Grand Prize. A distinguished panel of eight architects, education administrators and facility professionals reviewed 72 submissions and selected five Grand Prize Award-winning facilities that “are simply amazing projects.” Each of the five projects combined all the elements that make a learning environment successful—transparency, connectivity, safety, sustainability, great interiors, purposeful functional design and sophistication.

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STA International Studies “Global Prep Squad”

Students in the International Studies program at Summit Technology Academy are helping prep businesses by providing information about economies, industries and markets with their Global Prep Squad (GPS) Culture Map and marketing plan. The Global Prep Squad at Summit Technology Academy provides business travelers tips on business etiquette and business lingo. The Squad also provides international market research.

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Summit Technology Academy students and partners refurbish computers for community students in need

KC For Refugees and Immigrants in Kansas City works to supply computers to families in need. When an area business donated recycled computers, KC For Refugees called Summit Technology Academy (STA) for help.

Summit Technology Academy partnered with KC for Refugees and Immigrants in Kansas City to supply refurbished computers to families and students in need. When an area business donated recycled computers, the students knew they had a unique service opportunity on their hands. The computers lacked hard drives, wireless cards, and an operating system. The job wasn’t easy, but the students and community partners were determined to make refurbished computers available to students and families who needed them. STA International Studies teacher Curtis Cook attributed the success of this collaboration to both students and community partners.

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Missouri Innovation Campus Receives Excellence in Architecture Award

The Missouri Innovation Campus recently received the Society for College and University Planning Excellence in Architecture for a New Building Award. This award highlights how using strategic, integrated planning can result in exemplary buildings, grounds, institutional success and careers that inspire.

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