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Aberdeen High SMA seniors display their 2018 Capstone projects

Aberdeen High SMA seniors display their 2018 Capstone projects

Aberdeen High School senior Chad Shetterly has developed a potential method of combating increasing drug overdose deaths in Harford County and other communities — autonomous drones that can partner with 911 dispatch to deliver Narcan to a fixed point where that drug can be used to revive an overdose victim.

“I needed to come up with a way to deliver the anti-overdose drug Narcan in a short amount of time,” Shetterly, 17, of Aberdeen said.

He plans to study mechanical engineering at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

Shetterly developed the drone proposal for his capstone project, the final project for his senior year at the AHS Science and Mathematics Academy...

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