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Engineering Program Showcased

High School Engineering Program Showcased
Posted on 11/12/2015
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The district's engineering program was showcased at the Nov. 11, 2015 Board of Trustees meeting.

Columbia seniors Jake Carson and Katie Metzger talked about the Professional Technical Education program and its extra curricular robotics competitive teams.

Katie brought robot built for last year's competition. Here's a 5 minute video of the robot in action:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mJ403s2XgM&feature=youtu.be

The engineering program is available to all students in the district. During its history, 10 students have earned full college scholarships. Currently, some of our engineering alums are interning with NASA, working as a civil contractor for the U.S. Navy in nuclear engineering, and as an U.S. Air Force consultant with Boeing.