Contest winners included (left to right) Amaris Smith, Zakkiya Young (with plaque), Seaairra Lindsay (center) and Trinity Copeland. Adults behind children (left to right): Pepco Executive Vice President Dave Velazquez, Lemond Brown of Boys and Girls Clubs, Damone Jones of Discovery Education, Pepco Holdings, Inc. Vice President Debbi Jarvis and Pandit Wright President, CEO Boys and girls Clubs Greater Washington.

Pepco, Discovery Education and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington (BGCGW) kicked off the Pepco STEM Club Contest Event Jan. 23at The ARC Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus, located at 1901 Mississippi Ave., S.E. The club exposes and prepares middle school students (grades 5- 8) for career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math.