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By Dena Wood
The Times 

Students Get to 'Try Engineering'


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WHS sophomore Leena Baker laughs as she shows off her marshmallow lift during a Try Engineering workshop at WWCC last week.

WAITSBURG – Have you ever wondered what it's like to be an engineer? Area high school students got a first-hand taste when students from Waitsburg, Touchet, and College Place attended a "Try Engineering" workshop at Walla Walla Community College on Feb. 16.

Eleven WHS students attended under the supervision of advanced math teacher Brad Green.

The workshop, hosted by WWCC professor Michelle Schmode, was designed to expose students to careers in engineering and show them how to get there by taking the right courses in high school and college, Green said.

Students spoke firsthand with me...

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