High schoolers build fellow student a prosthetic hand in their engineering class

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — After a month of designing, 3D-printing and making modifications, a team of high school engineering students in Hend...

January 13, 2023
3:40 AM

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — After a month of designing, 3D-printing and making modifications, a team of high school engineering students in Hendersonville, Tennessee, built a fellow student at their school a prosthetic hand.Engineering teacher Jeff Wilkins noticed sophomore Sergio Peraota using his left hand with his computer mouse at the beginning of the fall 2022 semester. This led him to ask Peraota the question he has been asked his whole life."What's wrong with like, what happened to my hand? Lots of people.

Claire Kopsky