Cristina Ortiz was in the first class of Kauffman Scholars and graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a bachelor of science degree in electrical and computer engineering in May 2013. The foundation is now expanding its support of local students with $2.5 million in grants to schools and education programs.
Cristina Ortiz was in the first class of Kauffman Scholars and graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a bachelor of science degree in electrical and computer engineering in May 2013. The foundation is now expanding its support of local students with $2.5 million in grants to schools and education programs. File photo by Allison Long The Kansas City Star
Cristina Ortiz was in the first class of Kauffman Scholars and graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City with a bachelor of science degree in electrical and computer engineering in May 2013. The foundation is now expanding its support of local students with $2.5 million in grants to schools and education programs. File photo by Allison Long The Kansas City Star

Kauffman Foundation announces $2.5 million in grants for KC area schools, education programs

January 08, 2015 10:09 AM

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