MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – 30 South Memphis students are showing off their knowledge of how to make local schools better.
Friday, the students presented their summer showcase as part of the Knowledge Quest program. It’s an after-school program that includes kids from pre-k to high school.
The students are asked to identify and offer solutions to real-life issues over six-weeks. The focus this time was how to make community schools better.
“When they leave the community of South Memphis, they can come back and provide those resources that they’ve learned. That’s what it’s all about. It’s about building up so they can go out and come back,” said Stephen Green, Knowledge Quest Director of Development. “We want our students to receive resources here in South Memphis so they can come back and better their community.”
The Knowledge Quest program has been going since 2015 thanks to grants. In the past, the group has tackled problems like blight.