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Wilson attends leadership forum
Local high school student Logan Wilson spent a week at Georgia Tech earlier this month. He was among hundreds of students in attendance at the National Youth Leadership Forum: Engineering & Technology.
Warren County High School student Logan Wilson has completed the National Youth Leadership Forum: Engineering & Technology, an Envision program offered at Georgia Tech in Atlanta.Outstanding high school students from across the nation took part in this unique career development opportunity. The eight-day, intensive program challenged scholars to become leaders of engineering and technology innovation.Students participated in classroom and lab activities and had the opportunity to listen to several keynote speakers. Several workshops were offered including 3D Modeling and Printing, Robotics, Computer Programming, Engineering Design and Management, Industrial Engineering, Electronics, Green Technology and Sustainability, Communications, Web and Game Design, and Circuit Design and Wiring.Wilson says his favorite activity was the Helicopter Electronics Workshop in which students were allowed to program a microprocessor to fly a model helicopter.“A classic RC helicopter is flown with a remote that sends infrared signals to the helicopter,” said Wilson.