Develop the skills you need for the world you are helping to build.
Applied Science means taking the skills you develop in science, math, engineering, and technology and combining them with your capabilities in critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and literacy to initiate real change.
Today's high school students─YOU─have the capacity to change the future of the world by developing systems for
cleaner water, safer vehicles, improved communications, advanced robotics, space travel, elimination of disease, and
much, much more.
The Girls in STEM club recently won the grand prize in the Lemonade Stand Contest, a competition by Whalebone Magazine and Faherty Brand designed to kickstart projects and small business. Girls in STEM's winning entry was a proposal for their hybrid sanitary napkin project.
The Pennington Aviation Club team recently won second place in the GAMA Design Challenge, competing against more than sixty teams across the nation.
Girls Code the World, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization started by Mina Shokoufandeh '19 and Sydney Gibbard '19 while they were students at Pennington. They competed in Penn State's Shark Tank-style television show The Investment for a chance to win funding for their startup. Gibbard pitched the organization's mission and goals to a panel of judges, and Girls Code the World won $10,000.