ESports Takes Off at NIHF-STEM Schools

ESports Takes Off at NIHF-STEM Schools
Posted on 11/21/2019
(Jennifer Pignolet for Ohio.com/Akron Beacon Journal)

During the day at National Inventors Hall of Fame STEM High School in Akron, 17-year-old Isaiah Campbell said he keeps mostly to himself, feeling more comfortable not talking to anyone.

But after his “League of Legends” online video game team recently won a match against St. Edward High School in Cleveland, he was looking forward to a group sit-down.

“I still feel like I have a couple things I want to talk about” following the match, he said. He thought they could be better. He was afraid a win would make them complacent, and he wanted his team to learn even from successes.

That’s the difference esports, offered through Akron Public Schools, has made in his life. Read more here >>.
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