Annual Dutchess Community College event fills up quickly

The 19th annual presentation of the Dutchess Community College Math and Science Matter (Especially for Young Women) program will be Saturday, March 7. Once again, girls in grades 5 through 8 will be able to attend science workshops featuring biology, astronomy, engineering and many other fields of science and technology.

Highlights include opportunities to build a model solar car or a telescope and explore forensics, computer programming and rocketry. There are 20 workshops to choose from, and the registration fee is $10.

Girls attending will be together during the first hour with Kim Hoover, DCC graduate and principal architect at Hoover Architecture in New Paltz, to hear her story of success in a technical field.

Go to for complete details and online registration. Seats fill up quickly, so those interested are advised to register now to avoid disappointment.

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