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(Organization) Helps Local Students Discover Engineering
"(City, State)--(Date)--(Organization) will send engineers into area classrooms during National Engineers Week, February 22-28. The national effort is led by Honorary Chair Alan L. Boeckmann, Chairman and CEO of Fluor Corporation, and Chair Joseph V. Lillie, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The outreach effort is part of the 14th annual Discover"E" campaign, sponsored nationwide by the engineering profession.
Some 40,000 engineers throughout the U.S. will reach more than five million students and teachers. Their goal is to help bring practical applications of math, science, and technology to the classroom and to increase student interest in those subjects. (Here insert quote from local sponsors about the importance of the profession's outreach to young people.) National Engineers Week is an annual event to help raise public awareness and appreciation of engineers and their work.
In (City) the program is sponsored by (name sponsors).
National Engineers Week was founded in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers