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Philadelphia Students Tour Picatinny Labs

Philly Students at Picatinny
The visiting students are part of the University of Pennsylvania
GRASP laboratory.

Fifteen high school students who are part of the University of Pennsylvania GRASP laboratory toured Picatinny laboratories on July 25.

Students visited the Innovation Laboratory, Additive Manufacturing, Remote Weapons, Nano technology and Gaming and Technology laboratories. The students all are from high schools in Philadelphia.

Students interacted with many U.S.Army Armament Research, Development and Engineer Center engineers and scientists. They were Ralph Tillinghast, Giuseppe Di Benedetto, Michael Dokachev, Lauren Morris and Robert Testa.

GRASP supports developing skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in the Greater Philadelphia region by providing professional development, mentoring and summer classes.

GRASP is support by the Technology Student Association UNITE program. UNITE is a four-to-six week pre-collegiate, academic summer program for talented high school students.

UNITE is funded by the U.S Army Education Outreach Program and administered by the Technology Student Association. The UNITE program is designed to encourage and help prepare students to pursue college level studies and ultimately careers in engineering and related STEM fields.

-FRANK MISURELLI, Picatinny Arsenal Public Affairs, 8/18/2017

Original article:
The Picatinny Voice