Gracie Britt, one of many STEM students at Lakewood High, is seen with the class fish on Tuesday in Lakewood. The class studied the effects of pet fish released into the Seven Lakes area. Britt, a sophomore and the club’s president, wants to become a marine biologist. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gracie Britt, one of many STEM students at Lakewood High, is seen with the class fish on Tuesday in Lakewood. The class studied the effects of pet fish released into the Seven Lakes area. Britt, a sophomore and the club’s president, wants to become a marine biologist. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Girls in STEM find their voice — and a local problem to solve

Lakewood High students won national recognition for an outreach project on invasive aquatic animals.

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