FLUOR DANIEL ENGINEERS PARTICIPATE IN DISCOVER 'E'
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 75 Fluor Daniel engineers will visit 50 County schools for the annual student outreach program called Discover "E" as part of the National Engineers Week celebration, Feb. 14-20. Entitled "Engineering Energy", this third-annual Discover "E" program sends volunteers into elementary, junior and senior high school classrooms to help spark students' interest in math, science and technology. Fluor Daniel engineers will share with students the challenges and excitement of a career in engineering as well as hands-on experiments demonstrating principles of science. Additional National Engineers Week activities include book fairs, tours of Fluor Daniel's offices, and a student achievement banquet held to honor top math and science students in 30 local high schools, and the top engineering department's students from the University of California, Irvine. "Fluor Daniel's 1993 Discover `E' program will more than double its participation from last year," said Evelyn Pratt, event chairperson for Fluor Daniel's Irvine Operations Center. "We are counting more than 75 volunteers this year, and are enthusiastic about their commitment to help students and teachers understand and appreciate practical applications of math, science, and engineering in the world around them." During this year's celebration an estimated 30,000 engineers are expected to reach more than three million students and teachers nationwide. National Engineers Week 1993 is led by Kenneth T. Derr, chairman and chief executive officer of Chevron Corporation. National Engineers Week was established in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers to unite engineers and the public in a celebration of innovation and technology. Fluor Daniel Inc., the principal subsidiary of Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) is an international engineering, construction, maintenance and technical services company with more than 50 offices worldwide. -0- 2/15/93 /CONTACT: Kirsten Frosh, media relations of Fluor Corporation, 714-975-7153/ (FLR)
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|Date:||Feb 15, 1993|
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