'Bridge the Gap'

Whitmer Career Center puts on technology event

10/22/2013
BLADE STAFF
Students call for balls as Fred Willis, 14, center left, gets lined up to take his shot at an Army target during a hand-eye coordination exercise in the Whitmer High field house in Toledo.
Students call for balls as Fred Willis, 14, center left, gets lined up to take his shot at an Army target during a hand-eye coordination exercise in the Whitmer High field house in Toledo.

Alli Russell, 15, center, laughs as she paints Tiffany Orth, 15, in the Army tent in the field house at Whitmer High School.
Alli Russell, 15, center, laughs as she paints Tiffany Orth, 15, in the Army tent in the field house at Whitmer High School.

Students visited stations manned by seven organizations ranging from the Army to internal school clubs dealing in technology. The Whitmer Career and Technology Center put on the daylong event Tuesday called ‘Bridge the Gap’ for high school and some Washington Local junior high students.

Bethany Wissler, 19, center, operates a robot constructed by members of Project Lead the Way, a pre-engineering program.
Bethany Wissler, 19, center, operates a robot constructed by members of Project Lead the Way, a pre-engineering program.