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Meet the Young Makers of Oak Grove Middle School!

Educator Kyle Wright brings his great students from Oak Grove Middle School in Pinellas County,  to Gulf Coast MakerCon this year.  Long successful with their FIRST LEGO League program, Oak Grove is expanding their project based learning to include more maker-style … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Victoria Deering, of Frenzy Beading

Victoria Deering brings her love of mixed media and jewelry design to Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 with her company, Frenzy Beading.  She took some time to tell us a bit about her work, how she got started,  and what she’s … Continue reading

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Meet the Music Maker: Cameron Eckelberry, the Digital Berry-Bot

Cameron Eckelberry, aka The Digital Berry-Bot, joined us last year at Gulf Coast MakerCon and gave us a real earful – literally!  He shared a bit about what he does and why he does it here.  You can also see … Continue reading

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Meet the Young Makers: Benito Makerspace

School makerspaces are front and center at Gulf Coast MakerCon.  Benito MakerSpace at Benito Middle School in Tampa is one of the newest, and Media Specialist Sundi Pierce took some time to tell us about it. _________ We’re excited about being a … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Rosanne Clementi, Inventor of Pad Go Round

Invention is at the heart of Making, and we’ll have several inventors exhibiting their products at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year.  One of our Inventors Showcase exhibitors this year is Rosanne Clementi, who created the Pad Go Round.  It’s a nifty … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Gamers on the Edge

We tinkered with the idea of a Tabletop Gaming area last year, and this year, with the help of Pinellas ComicCon and MakerCon, we’re expanding the area to include everything from comics to classic arcade games,  cards, board games and … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Chuck Stephens

We met Chuck Stephens at our very first Maker Festival, Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire, in 2012, where he joined us to showcase his stencil art. Since then he’s become a fixture in the Tampa Bay Maker community, doing everything … Continue reading

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