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Citadel News Service
Office of Public AffairsFOR RELEASE
February 25, 2000

Come see cadet inventions,
Middle school student bridges,
World's fastest computer, and more

          As part of National Engineer's Week, The Citadel and local engineers will host an exciting engineering fair on Saturday, February 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Grimsley Hall on The Citadel campus. The public is invited to attend.

Craft Stick Bridge Competition, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Craft stick bridges, built and designed by Lowcountry middle school students using only craft sticks and carpenters' wood glue, will be tested for strength to weight ratio. Bridges will be loaded at mid-span until collapse. The maximum load divided by the bridge weight will determine students' scores.

Mad Science Hands-On Program, 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Interactive science program for kids.

The World's Fastest Computer
A hands-on demonstration of the world's fastest computer, a Kryotech Super G (1GHz).

Cadet Inventions
Cadets will demonstrate their senior design projects.

For more information, contact Capt. Jeff Davis at


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