Katie de Lange, of Finksburg, attended the prestigious Women in Engineering program at Michigan Technological University in Houghton, Michigan. More than 120 young women from 12 states were accepted into this highly competitive scholarship program. In addition, young women from England, Colombia, Chile and Bahrain participated in the program, which is part of Michigan Tech's Summer Youth Programs. WIE is weeklong look at engineering careers in areas such as mechanical, computer, environmental, electrical, biomedical, civil, geological and materials engineering. Attendees explored engineering with group projects such as designing a building strong enough to withstand an earthquake, creating an artificial intelligence army and more; and received information from female role models working in engineering fields. Students accepted in the WIE program receive a scholarship covering tuition, room and board, and supplies. In addition, participants experienced college life by staying in residence halls, eating in university cafeterias and exploring campus life.