For the employee-owners of Burns & McDonnell and Science City, it’s in our DNA to inspire a passion for STEM in the next generation. Our vision and mission is to encourage these future leaders to push beyond their expectations — to dream big, plan smart and take initiative. Our organizations have long prioritized STEM education as a pathway to a better world — for our children and for us all.
As part of a multiyear, multimillion-dollar commitment, our partnership is official: Science City Powered by Burns & McDonnell. Through these efforts, we share STEM professionals, insights and unwavering efforts to support STEM education in Kansas City. New initiatives and programming are continuously being developed and added, including a commitment to additional Battle of the Brains cycles.
This partnership has made a difference at Science City, helping to boost attendance by 120 percent since 2011 and encouraging thousands of visitors each year to explore STEM topics. Students and teachers are sharing rave reviews about Science City as a place where learning and fun happen in equal measure.