• STEM In Action With KYE-YAC

    KYE-YAC loves to inspire others to have fun with science!

    Through the use of recycled materials, our Roots & Shoots group played with young “scientots” and created sparkly art out of what some may deem waste. We did so by creating simple circuit boards out of everyday recyclable objects. Who knows, one of the young scientists …

  • KYE-YAC Raises Funds To Send The Largest Group Of Students To Japan To Date

    KYE-YAC, our Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots Group, collaborated with the Hot Springs Sister City Foundation to raise funding for student scholarships to assist in sending the largest group of delegates to Japan to date.
    We sponsored a famous, all-female rock band to perform at a venue that attracted music lovers of all ages. Embracing the …
  • Happy 83rd Birthday Dr. Jane! You Are A True Gift To The World! Thank You For Engaging, Enabling, And Empowering Youth To Work With You Toward A Brighter, More Sustainable Future!

    Young “Scientots” joined KYE-YAC’s Roots & Shoots group to learn about Dr. Goodall and her iconic discoveries while observing chimps in Africa.

    Children learned of her inquisitive nature as a child and set out on their own adventure through Mid-America Science Museum to gain observation skills similar to what Dr. Goodall utilized in Tanzania. It was …

  • KYE-YAC Continues Commitment With World-Class UAMS Division Of Genetics

    Four years after the founding of the KYE-YAC Family Resource Library at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Division of Medical Genetics, Kye and Dr. G. Bradley Schaefer, MD, met to continue their partnership in providing Arkansas families with resource materials most couldn’t afford.

    “Kye is the youngest donor in the history of the …

  • KYE-YAC And Our Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots Group Sponsored And Volunteered At The Fifth Annual FIRST Robotics Competition

    KYE-YAC and our Jane Goodall Roots & Shoots group sponsored and volunteered at the fifth annual FIRST Robotics Competition (2017 Rock City Regional) – a truly amazing event! FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science & Technology) Robotics is a great vehicle that provides many opportunities for students now and for their future. The sense …
  • Supporting Our Youth In Crisis

    The Ouachita Children’s Center supports children in crisis.
    We have always believed in the mission of the OCC and the very important role they play in our community.
    KYE-YAC helped support the Mardi Gras fundraiser/celebration to keep our youth safe.


  • Glowing Hearts For Valentine’s Day!

    We had a great time experimenting with kids at the museum as they made special paper circuit hearts that lit up for their special Valentine!
    Using recycled paper, copper tape, and simple electrical circuits, the kids made original pieces of art to surprise their Valentine… while learning about science, art, and technology!


  • The Jane Goodall Institute Recognizes Kye As A Compassionate Young Leader

    The Jane Goodall Institute Recognizes Kye As A Compassionate Young Leader
  • Celebrate Charity—With Chocolate!

    What a fun way to raise funds for charity –  by appealing to people’s love of chocolate!
    The Chocolate Festival is twenty years old and provides funding for the CCMC. A non-profit organization offering services and programs that help individuals and families out of poverty.
    Kye had the arduous task of helping judging all of the delicious …
  • KYE-YAC Presents Winter Fest At Mid America Science Museum

    We had a lot of wintery fun with kids of all ages at the Mid America Science Museum!
    Doug, the resident “mad scientist” experimented with liquid nitrogen and dry ice – captivating his young audience and successfully sparking their innate intellectual curiosity.
    The KYE-YAC crew enjoyed, as always, interacting one on one with young people and …

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