All-girl team from Petersburg competes at Norfolk engineering event

The Tri-Cities

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Students at Petersburg’s Vernon Johns Middle School were the only all-girl team at an engineering event in Norfolk. 

The “Women’s Engineering Society” competed at the Virginia Ship Repair Association’s annual LEGO Event. 

The group also was the only team from outside the Norfolk area. 

Students explored different careers in the ship repair industry. They also designed solutions for problems. 

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