‘A super team of girls’ - Norwich students win national prize
PUBLISHED: 10:49 27 November 2019 | UPDATED: 12:44 27 November 2019
Alex Wilkinson Media
A “super team of girls” at a city school have beaten off competition from across the country to win an industry-led award.
The group, named the Stemettes, from Jane Austen College, Norwich, were recognised at the 2019 Industrial Cadets Awards - a national accreditation intended to create oppotunities for youngsters - for their work in designing an eco-hotel.
Their creation, named Hotel Amet - Latin for environment - came after research into reducing energy consumption, development of a prototype and a 40-page report.
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The girls' presentation of all their hard work saw them scoop the Bronze level award, coming top of their 12-14 age group.
Judges said their project was completed "to a very high standard" thanks to their "excellent communication skills".
The Industrial Cadets is run by the Engineering Development Trust (EDT), a charity offering young people active learning experiences in STEM-related careers.
The group of girls from Jane Austen College was one of 10 winners selected and recognised for their work.
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