On target: East Ridge student wins science award
East Ridge High School senior Kate Sawyer recently took home a TWIST EPIC award, which stands for Target Women in Science and Technology and Engagement, Passion, Innovation, and Curiosity.
Sawyer, of Woodbury, is one of 25 women in Minnesota to earn the honor, which recognizes those who demonstrate their dedication to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. She received the award Oct. 13 at Target Headquarters in Minneapolis.
Sawyer is captain of her school's robotics team, called the ERRORs (for East Ridge Robotic Ominous Raptors). She plans to pursue a career in engineering.