Three Haslett High School Students Attend Women's Leadership Institute at Michigan Tech

Related Media

Amy Baumgartner with Cindy Cowell from the Financial Aid Office and Max Seel, provost.

HOUGHTON, MI (10/11/2012)(readMedia)--  Amy Baumgartner, Tessa Clarizio, and Erica Coscarelli of Haslett High School attended the recent Women's Leadership Institute at Michigan Technological University.

Amy is the daughter of Richard Baumgartner and Ann Pierce, Tessa is the daughter of Mark and Tracy Clarizio, and Erica is thd daughter of Alan and Mary Coscarelli.

The Institute is a new program designed to help female high school students prepare for success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) studies and careers. The Institute consisted of team building and social activities, mentoring, and interactive programming meant to help the women develop their leadership skills.

Hundreds of women across the nation were invited to apply, and only 21 were invited to the Institute. The program was conducted by Amy Climer, an educator and facilitator of leadership development, creativity, and innovation.

Michigan Technological University ( is a leading public research university developing new technologies and preparing students to create the future for a prosperous and sustainable world. Michigan Tech offers more than 130 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering; forest resources; computing; technology; business; economics; natural, physical and environmental sciences; arts; humanities; and social sciences.