FORT WALTON BEACH — The STEAM machine has a new parking space.
The out-of-commission school bus sitting in front of Liza Jackson Preparatory School and used for education in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics will be making a permanent stop at Emerald Coast Science Center in Fort Walton Beach. Liza Jackson’s board of directors voted to donate the vehicle to the center.
Lisa Burgess, the STEAM teacher at Liza Jackson, spent the summer of 2018 with volunteers, flipping the bus from transportation purposes to educational ones. She is eager and excited about its new destination.
“It would give access to more students than just Liza Jackson,” Burgess said. “It opens the door for creativity and STEAM for all kinds of students within the area for community purposes. Even though it was a labor of love and…