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Students learn about electricity in Waukegan

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  • Attending the League of United Latin American Citizens of Waukegan Little School of Electricity were, from left, back row: President of LULAC Waukegan Julie Contreras, science instructor Salvador Contreras, engineer Dave Clark, equipment operator Andrew Navarro, plant Manager Mark Nagel, engineer Bill Mirowski, and parents Gilberto Melchor and Alejandro Ramirez. Front row: Joan Perez, Maria Perez, Elias Trujillo, Christian Perez, Erik Gonzalez, National VP for LULAC Maggie Rivera, and Director of Government Affairs and Communications Susan Olavarria.

      Attending the League of United Latin American Citizens of Waukegan Little School of Electricity were, from left, back row: President of LULAC Waukegan Julie Contreras, science instructor Salvador Contreras, engineer Dave Clark, equipment operator Andrew Navarro, plant Manager Mark Nagel, engineer Bill Mirowski, and parents Gilberto Melchor and Alejandro Ramirez. Front row: Joan Perez, Maria Perez, Elias Trujillo, Christian Perez, Erik Gonzalez, National VP for LULAC Maggie Rivera, and Director of Government Affairs and Communications Susan Olavarria.
    Courtesy of Armando Tejada

 

Submitted by Armando Tejada

A group of Waukegan elementary school students recently toured Midwest Generation's Waukegan Generating Station as part of the League of United Latin American Citizens of Waukegan Little School of Electricity, which taught students about the importance of electricity in their everyday lives.

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In addition, students were able to learn about Thomas Alva Edison, "The Father of Electricity," hands-on by building an electric model similar to the one Edison himself constructed during the 1800s.

The students received certificates of recognition for completing the program. The students presented station Director Mark Nagel with an electric model similar to that of Edison that will be on permanent display at the station.

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