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Annual summit empowers girls

Organizers push for more to study science, math, engineering

Emily Potter of Fort Plain Central School, left, gives a an adrenalin injection to a practice dummy while Teanna Lusso of Fonda-Fultonville Central School keeps oxygen pumping into patient as part of a simulation of a 16 year old girl with a high blood-alcohol content who was involved in a motor vehicle accident during the 13th annual Sister to Sister Summit at Fulton-Montgomery Community College on Tuesday.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Emily Potter of Fort Plain Central School, left, gives a an adrenalin injection to a practice dummy while Teanna Lusso of Fonda-Fultonville Central School keeps oxygen pumping into patient as part of a simulation of a 16 year old girl with a high blood-alcohol content who was involved in a motor vehicle accident during the 13th annual Sister to Sister Summit at Fulton-Montgomery Community College on Tuesday.
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More than 150 girls in grades six through eight spent Tuesday getting empowered. They were attending the 13th annual Sister to Sister Summit at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, sponsored by the Amsterdam-Gloversville-Johnstown branch of the American Association of University Women. About a dozen school districts in Fulton, Montgomery and Hamilton counties sent girls to the conference. They filled the theater building in droves, laughing, eating, mingling and having fun with peers they might never have met ...


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