Jenkins HS
Hank Counts, explosive ordnance technician, gives students an overview of exploded ordnance disposal procedures and the types of ammunition a technican may encounter in the field. Savannah District Corps of Engineers employees showcase a variety of Corps missions Feb. 25 to approximately 170 engineering students at Jenkins High School in Savannah, Ga. Corps volunteers participated as part of National Engineer Week, held Feb. 22-28, intended to promote technical education and the pursuit of engineering careers to create a diverse and robust engineering workforce. The district partners with the school’s engineering academy to foster interest in the science, technology, engineering, and math fields, also called STEM. This year, students encountered Corps employees holding degrees in a variety of scientific and engineering disciplines. The sample of professions represented a microcosm of the entire workforce whose individual efforts contribute to the Corps’ overall mission

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