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More Texas Teens Want to be Engineers When They Grow Up

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Audrey Grayson

A whopping 13 percent of Texas teens who took the 2015 SAT test indicated that they intended to study engineering in college. Engineering was listed as the second-most popular career choice for Texas teens -- 22 percent of students who reported their future plans indicated they were interested in healthcare professions. 

These trends coincide nicely with recent employment projections from the Texas Workforce Commission, which found that the fastest-growing occupations in Texas are in the health, medical and engineering fields.

Read more about this in the Dallas Morning News.

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