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Neuqua Valley to Host Local PLTW Engineering Design & Development Showcase

Reported by lisa_traut@ipsd.org on 4/8/19

Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, IL is proud to once again be the host for the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Engineering Design & Development Showcase featuring work from 56 different student teams representing 9 local high schools on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 4-7pm. The local high schools include Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Metea Valley, Neuqua Valley, Oswego, Oswego East, St. Charles East, Waubonsie Valley, and West Aurora.

Students in the PLTW Engineering Design & Development class have been working all year on their projects. These projects consist of students working in teams to identify a real-world challenge, followed by months of research with engineering, business professionals, educators and other professionals to develop the best solution for their problem. Students then design and build a prototype and test their solution. This showcase is the opportunity for students to present their final projects to the public as well as to a panel of engineers, who, along with Project Lead the Way officials, will be judging the various project to award scholarship prizes that have been donated by local businesses.

For more information about the EDD Showcase, please contact Mr. Tony Tegtmeyer, Neuqua Valley PLTW Teacher, at anthony_tegtmeyer@ipsd.org.


About PLTW
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for K-12 students and teachers across the U.S. PLTW empowers students to develop in-demand, transportable knowledge and skills through pathways in computer science, engineering, and biomedical science. PLTW’s teacher training and resources support teachers as they engage their students in real-world learning. More than 10,500 elementary, middle, and high schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia offer PLTW programs. For more information on Project Lead The Way, visit pltw.org.

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