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Female students explore STEM careers at 2023 CAPE event

Nearly 200 6th - 8th grade female students from the Peninsula School District came together for the 2023 CAPE event on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at Harbor Ridge Middle School.

CAPE (Career and Pathway Expo) is a chance for female students to explore multiple STEM careers from local women professionals during a half-day expo. It’s one of the most fun events of the year! 

Check out some of the photos from the event.

Erin O'Neill, dressed in a black shirt and a black costume cape, smiles while in a gymnasium

Erin O'Neil, Executive Director of College, Career, and Life Readiness, smiles while volunteering during the 2023 CAPE (Career and Pathway Expo) at Harbor Ridge Middle School. 

Jan. 21, 2023

Middle school girls in matching shirts and capes visits a table where a woman is demonstrating on a human skull.

Middle School students visit a table with animal and human skulls during the 2023 CAPE (Career and Pathway Expo) at Harbor Ridge Middle School. 

Jan. 21, 2023

Middle school girls dressed in matching shirts and capes visits a table where a volunteer demonstrates on an animal skull

Middle School students visit a table with animal and human skulls during the 2023 CAPE (Career and Pathway Expo) at Harbor Ridge Middle School. 

Jan. 21, 2023

Close up of hands working with charcoal on a drawing of a seashell

A middle school student practices scientific drawings of items found in nature during the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023

A group of middle school girls watch as another girl in a pink jacket practices placing an IV in a dummy

Middle school girls practice placing an IV on a dummy arm during the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023

Krestin Bahr smiles while in conversation during the expo

Superintendent Krestin Bahr dons a CAPE shirt and yellow cape while exploring the tables at the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023

Kelly Pruitt, in a CAPE shirt and pink costume cape smiles at the sign-in table.

PSD Instructional Facilitator Kelly Pruitt dons a pink cape and a CAPE shirt while volunteering at the 2023 Career and Pathway Expo. 

Jan. 21, 2023


 

Close up of two gloved hands, one is holding a scalpel and cutting into a human heart

Middle school students practice cutting a human heart with a scalpel during the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023

A young woman in a gray jacket and CAPE shirt practices chest compressions on a dummy infant at an expo table

A middle school student practices chest compressions on a dummy infant during the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023

A large group of adults stand together with photo booth accessories for a group photo

PSD staff, CAPE volunteers, and local professionals gather together with funny signs and accessories for a group photo at the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023

A girl in a gray jacket and a girl in a CAPE shirt explore a scientific tool

Two middle school students explore scientific tools during a learning session at the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023

 

A girl in a green sweatshirt places a stethoscope on a German Shepard's chest

A PSD student gets a chance to use a stethoscope to measure the beats per minute on a dog during a veterinary science session at the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023

A woman in a black shirt leans over to show a student with gloves how to use a syringe to measure medicine in a vial

A volunteer instructor shows a student how to properly measure medicine in a syringe during a Pharmacy Tech session at the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023

A young girl with gloves and a face shield uses medical equipment to clean dirt from a wound in a chicken leg

A middle school student practice the proper method to clean dirt from a wound with medical equipment during the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023

 

A young woman places legos on a magnetic board to create a power grid

A middle school student uses building blocks and magnets to learn how to create a power grid during the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023

A close up of gloved hands pulling sutures through a cut orange

Students learn how to perform sutures on cuts with an orange during the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023

 

A young woman with long curly hair, and a blue costume cape, sits at a table and smiles

A middle school student smiles for the camera while practicing construction mapping during the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023

A close up of a young woman's hands holding a metal wire and a soldering gun.

Students create jewelry to take home using their new soldering skills during the 2023 CAPE event. 

Jan. 21, 2023.

 

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