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McDowell High School student Samantha Dixon, center, attempts to get her five-cent battery to conduct.

Attendees create bargain-bin batteries at Women in Engineering Day

This year marked the 12th year for Women in Engineering Day, which was held Friday, Nov. 3, at Penn State Behrend. More than 150 area high school girls attended.
a bridge designed by girls during GE Girls @ Penn State Behrend is pictured.

Middle school students design and engineer bridges at GE Girls program

A total of 50 seventh-and eighth-grade female students attended GE Girls @ Penn State Behrend during the week of June 19-23. The program — one of just 20 in the world — is a weeklong science, technology, engineering and math camp held on campus.