A new program at Mary Persons High School will allow students to focus on a career in engineering and technology, and solar energy plays a huge part in their education.

These young engineers at Banks Stephens Middle school have to build a chair strong enough to support their teacher.

The catch is that it has to be made purely out of cardboard.

It’s one of the many hands-on projects these seventh graders tackle.

The class is an introduction to a new academic pathway students can take in high school.

Pathways are career-focused classes that include topics like agriculture and construction.

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