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Wilmette residents Laura Brubaker, 19 (left), and Tara O’Connor, 16, work on a computer engineering model rendering.
Students (left to right) : Grace Curry, 13, Thomas McShane, 17, and Kian Nematollahi, 17, work on materials for constructing a catapult during a STEM-related project during an educational summer camp at New Trier’s Northfield campus. Photos by Jacqueline Glosniak/22nd Century Media
Counselor Jackson Dugan, 17, of Kenilworth, takes part in the session.
Jacqueline Glosniak, Contributing Editor
11:48 am CDT August 8, 2017
In recent years, a science, technology, engineering and math initiative, or STEM, has taken over the curriculums of elementary and high schoolers across the country, promising a foundation for academic success at the college level as well as opportunities of exploration for future, in-demand careers across technologically-based fields.