McCoy talks tech at New Hope, Eaton-Johnson

May. 29, 2014 @ 09:57 AM

Donald McCoy, a retired engineer with IBM and current faculty member at N.C. A&T State University, led sessions with students at New Hope Elementary and Eaton-Johnson Middle schools May 13.

At New Hope, McCoy spoke to the entire student body about engineering. He spoke extensively about robots and even brought a few for a demonstration.

At Eaton-Johnson, McCoy visited with students in Mary Vicente’s classroom. There, he talked about the importance of science, technology, engineering and math career fields and had students assist him with programming robots to perform simple tasks.