Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Tech Showcasing Engineering Week Activities

Tennessee Tech University will be showcasing engineering education later this month during its annual Engineers' Week celebration. This year, organizers are encouraging area students, alumni and community members to watch some of the fun activities associated with engineering education and the annual competition for "Best Darn Major."The Engineering Joint Council plans and facilitates Engineers' Week on campus every February, and they are inviting students from Cookeville high School, Avery Trace Middle School, and Prescott Middle School to watch the activities. "This year's events, scheduled for February 21st through the 24th, include competitions, like the Cardboard Canoe Contest and the 26th annual Egg Launch. The week will also feature something called "Engineering A Future," a program to encourage young girls to foster an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.