Inline image 2Five Vinton-Shellsburg 8th grade students were among 100 local 8th grade girls at the 16th Annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering event at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids on Feb 27, 2017. The girls worked with in female engineer-led groups, toured engineering labs, participated in an engineering product building and heard about the rewards that a career in engineering can provide. Some of the specific activities that they got to do were build a toothpick and marshmallow structure to hold an egg, build a robotic hand and participate in an aviation simulation.

 

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Pictured: Sophia Dilley, Alli Kemp, Lucille Lindsey, Geordyn Webster and Emma Wiley