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Building a model rocket with other students in the Hispanic Youth Sciences course offered by Bill Erickson at Walla Walla University, Stanfield High School senior Juan Angel eyes a precise measurement before attaching the shock cord. Students in the course will be firing the rockets they built on Friday afternoon.

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One part science, one part excitement equal success

Students took part in the second annual Hispanic Youth Exploring Engineering and Sciences camp.

Liz Ortiz and Lorena Esquivel turned to each other for support as they each assembled their Hyper Peppy robotic vehicles. The girls, both 16, read each other the directions, helped each other find and then screw in the right pieces, and waited to make sure they were on the same steps.


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