American Indian high school
students build own computers
joined 15 other high school students
to learn how to built computers.
Pays' class was held at the
University of North Dakota's
engineering school. The class
was part of a program
to encourage American Indians to
become engineers. The program is
sponsored by National Science
Indians are underrepresented in the engineering field. In 2002, only 3.5% of the bachelorís degrees that Indians earned were in engineering. The national average is 4.5%.
a senior at Belcourt High School, wants to major
in mechanical engineering at
UND or Minot State University. It
sounds like a fun profession, and it
pays well, he said.
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