Students use ‘The Force’ to sell school’s program

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Posted: March 22, 2013

The Winchester Star

Fritz Steuer, 17, a junior at Handley High School and a Mountain Vista Governor’s School participant, demonstrates a palm laser he made at the recruitment fair.
Adm. Richard E. Byrd Middle School student Gabriel Espinoza (left), 13, uses the controls to operate Nicholaus Wheeler’s R2-D2 robot at the Mountain Vista Governor’s School Star Wars Cadet Recruitment Fair Thursday at Lord Fairfax Community College's Corron Community Development Center and McCoy Theatre. Wheeler, a senior at Warren County High School, is a participant in the program. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Sixteen-year-olds Shauna Triplett (left), Shannon Khuran and Zoe Pettler, all of James Wood High School, perform a public speaking skit, “Rhetoric in Star Wars,” for Adm. Richard E. Byrd Middle School students Hannah Lothrop, 13, and Anna Demarest, 13, during the Mountain Vista Governor's School's annual Star Wars Cadet Recruitment Fair held Thursday at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

MIDDLETOWN — For his class project, Chris Wiens had to mimic a force power from “Star Wars,” so he chose lightning.

On Thursday, the Millbrook High School senior demonstrated how to generate...



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