Popsicle stick contest sparks students' interest in engineering

02/23/2012 | Gazette Newspapers (Long Beach, Calif.)

The American Society of Civil Engineers' Younger Member Forum held its 18th annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition for high-school students at California State University, Long Beach. "The point of this competition is to provide a forum for the students to explore and have fun with applied science," said Scarlet Ng, who chaired the event and is a professional engineer with the Orange County Branch of ASCE. "Engineering is a very important profession -- we are responsible for the infrastructure of society. We have to build an interest in applied sciences."

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