Siegel and Gray Attend Engineering Camp
Ethan Siegel, left, and Aric Gray with the certificates they received for attending the Jackling Introduction to Engineering, july 11-15, at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla. (submitted photo)
Ethan Siegel and Aric Gray spent a week of their summer break attending the Jackling Introduction to Engineering Campn at the Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla. The two seniors decided to attend this camp to help them narrow down the engineering field they want to pursue.
The week of July 11-15, they were introduced to a variety of engineering fields with demonstrations and activities related to each discipline. They learned what engineers do, what tools they use, and how the various engineering fields affect everyday life. Engineering and science groups presented brief overviews of their areas of focus and the exciting technological challenges on which their graduates work.
Ethan said, “the best part of camp was getting to blow up some ether at the mining engineering event.” While at the camp, Ethan’s team also received second place in the flugtag competition. Each team built a “flying contraption” and the challenge was to see whose could fly the furthest.
Aric said, “the best part of camp was being able to see the different degrees that are available, and what programs this school has that other colleges around the country do not have.”
Both Ethan and Aric would recommend any student who has an interest in pursuing an engineering degree to attend this camp or one similar.