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Belmont College Holds Science & Engineering Day

Main presenter Darryl Baynes performs during Science & Engineering Day.

Main presenter Darryl Baynes performs during Science & Engineering Day.

St. Clairsville, OH (May 1, 2013) – Over 75 local high school students attended the Science & Engineering Day held at Belmont College on Friday, April 26. The purpose of the event was to encourage students to enter the science and engineering fields by exposing them to different career options and activities.

Students from Martins Ferry High School, Shadyside High School, St. Clairsville High School, and the Swiss Hills Career Center were in attendance.

Breakout sessions focusing on topics such as civil engineering, CAD design, and math were provided as well as guest speakers who work in the science and engineering fields.

Main presenter Darryl Baynes, co-founder and president of the Minority Aviation Education Association's Interactive Science Programs presented “explosive science.” This national science and math education organization specializes in providing hands-on science demonstrations and experiments to capture the attention of students and encourage them to pursue careers in science.

Belmont College students and staff volunteered to prepare displays about physics, electronics, and welding.

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