Exciting STEM project in Pickens County


Students at Gettys Middle School are learning to create prosthetic hands in their STEM lab, with hopes of building one for their assistant principal.

More and more, classrooms in South Carolina’s public schools are making use of cutting-edge technology, and the results are impressive. At Gettys Middle School, in Pickens County, robotics club members are using 3D printers to create prosthetic hands. The project is a partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Furman University. Students hope to ultimately create a prosthetic hand for a Gettys assistant principal who was born without a hand and a portion of his arm. Read more here.