Students in Easton High School’s (EHS) Technology Student Association (TSA) built Bella, a fully functioning robot that picks up rings, balls and other items at the beck and call of a student programmer. The students competed with Bella at the 2017 Pennsylvania state TSA competition in April and earned a top-10 finish in the robotics division.
Like most middle school students, the kids in the Motorsports Engineering Club at Lower Macungie Middle School (LMMS) like playing soccer, hanging with friends and, you know, building cars.
The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania take on a unique and challenging task each year, and PPL is pleased to support them with friendly training and preparation.
PPL Empowering Educators Grant Program Offers Opportunity to Advance Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
PPL Corporation, in partnership with PBS39, WITF and WVIA, to award 15 grants to help K-8 teachers fund education al projects such as science fairs, energy conservation projects, renewable energy demonstrations and math competitions.
PPL’s sustaining grants program provides grants up to $25,000 to local nonprofit organizations focused on improving education, developing the workforce and revitalizing the communities we serve.
It’s not unusual to hear Amy Walker, reliability engineer supervisor – PPL Electric Utilities, talk about her love of math and science. And now she is using that passion to inspire a new generation of girls into pursuing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers.
PPL’s Walbert Learning Center in Allentown was abuzz on March 23 with the excitement of 90 ninth-graders learning about careers in the energy industry.
The Girl Scouts’ mission is to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. That mission was reinforced on Feb. 13 at PPL’s Walbert Learning Center, when 43 girls ages 5-17 took part in a training program led by volunteers from PPL’s The POWER Network business resource group.
A level playing field and access to opportunities are just two of the things that stand in the way of success for at-risk youth in the Lehigh Valley. On Friday, Oct. 16, PPL Corporation made strides to close those gaps with the first My Brother’s Keeper careers conference in the Lehigh Valley. The event welcomed 100 students in eighth through tenth grade from the Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton school districts and Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School.