Saint John Vianney Student is Accepted into The Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology Program
SJV junior and Lincroft resident, Grace Heidelberger has
been accepted into the Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology. The program is run during the month of July at the Rutgers School of Engineering. The program is four weeks long and consists of five academic classes,
completing an intensive research and design project,on site visits to local corporations, and meeting peers and professionals from across the state.
In order to be chosen, Grace had to write about her
activities and accomplishments at SJV, three essays on why she wanted to attend the Governor’s Summer Program and answer three questions given to her by the Governor’s Program.
Grace is a on the SJV volleyball team, the Spring track team, the Mock Trial Team, Vice President of the Future Educators of America’s Club, Secretary of the Animal Awareness Club and a member of the National Honors
Society and the Spanish Honors Society.
Engineering runs in Grace’s family. Her mother Therese is a former chemical engineer for Exxon. Grace is unsure about her future college plans but is very excited to attend the Governors’ Program. “I am excited for the whole experience of being away and living on campus for the week and meeting new people and learning new things about engineering. “