Engineering: It's a Girl Thing!
The National Academy of Engineering is pleased to announce winners in the Engineering: It's a Girl Thing Website Design Contest. You can see the winning sites by following the links below. Each winning design team receives $250:
In Grades 9-12:
A team of girls from Agnes Irwin School in Rosemont, Pennsylvania submitted the winning design. The team includes Caitlin Russell, Lauren Clark, Falon Grimes, and Julie Springrose
In Grades 4-8:
A team of students from Orchard Lane Elementary School in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota submitted the winning design. The team includes Zaynab Karim, Risikat Adesaogun, Monique Mingo, and Michon Pogorak
Other winners include:
Karli Sakas from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology in Springfield, VA; first runner-up, grades 9-12, receiving $150
Amanda Dalton and Molly Larson from Orchard Lane Elementary in Brooklyn Center, MN; first runners-up, grades 4-8, receiving $150
Sutee Dee from Valdosta High School in Valdosta, GA; second runner-up, grades 9-12, receiving $100
Kanicha Vang from Orchard Lane Elementary in Brooklyn Center, MN; second runner-up, grades 4-8, receiving $100
Contestants designed websites that provided information on what girls need to know and do to explore engineering. Entries were judged on their overall creativity, their appeal to girls, and how they get across the message "Engineering: It's a Girl Thing." The contest was open to girls, boys, or teams of up to 6 students. Winners were chosen in two age categories: grades 4-8 and grades 9-12.