SWE’S “GIRLS DAY OUT” AT SRHS
Girls & Girls
It’s not hard to see that the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields and careers have been mostly dominated by men. The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) hopes to change that statistic by starting with the next generation of female students from middle school. Young girls were invited to “Girls Day Out” at SRHS, a day of fun, hands-on activities and testimonials from students in SWE, who want to pursue STEM careers in higher education. They encouraged the incoming freshman girls to take advantage of the many science classes and new engineering options at the high school level. Lockheed Martin, one of the sponsors for the event, provided funding for refreshments and the goodie bags for each participant.