When: April 20-May 4 2015
The City of Savannah is asking local rising junior and senior high school students with an interest in engineering to apply for a spot in the 2015 Savannah Engineering Academy, a weeklong program held in June. Completed applications and teacher recommendation forms are due May 4, and available at www.savannahengineeringacademy.net. To be eligible to apply, a student must have grades of 80% or better in all mathematics/science/engineering/technology classes. Lunch and snacks are included for all five days of the program. The five-day summer program will be held at Armstrong State University June 8-12. Academy students will explore a variety of engineering disciplines through hands-on activities such as building LED flashlights and a water filter, field trips such as a riverboat tour of the Savannah River to learn about harbor deepening, river dredging, and local port activity and a visit to the S.R.204/ King George Interchange construction site, as well as site visits to facilities including Gulfstream Aerospace, Georgia Transformer Corp., JCB, and Skidaway Institute of Oceanography. Students will have an opportunity to work with professional engineers from major engineering disciplines including civil, electrical, computer, aerospace, mechanical, & manufacturing, water resources, environmental, and ocean.
Price: Free to apply, $60 registration fee when accepted