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Contact: Chriss Swaney
412-268-5776

For immediate release:
April 26, 2002

Carnegie Mellon Engineering Students Host Rocket Contest For 30 Pittsburgh Area Fourth Graders Seeking Science Careers

PITTSBURGH—Carnegie Mellon engineering students and faculty will help area fourth graders design, construct and launch more than a dozen model rockets. The rocket launch is part of a day-long program designed to entice more diverse students to consider selecting careers in engineering and science. The 30 children attend fourth grade classes at a variety of city schools in Squirrel Hill, the Hill District, East Liberty, Greenfield, Shadyside and Point Breeze.

WHEN: 2 p.m., Saturday, April 27, 2002.

WHERE: Carnegie Mellon University, (soccer field off Margaret Morrison Blvd. behind the football stadium)

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