Jennifer Ortega

About Jennifer Ortega

Reporter and Fill-in Anchor on the weekends. Jennifer Ortega joins our team all the way from South Florida. She's worked for CBS 12 and Hola Tv in West Palm Beach. Although she's a long way from home, she's excited to be a part of the WCBI News Team.

Video: New Hope Elementary Science Night

NEW HOPE, Miss. (WCBI) -Dozens of folks came out to New Hope Elementary for Family Engineering Night.

Its an effort to promote math and science and specifically engineering as a career. The Mississippi State University Bagley College of Engineering partnered with New Hope Elementary for the event. Families were able to interact while doing activities that represent basic engineering concepts. Activities included building a tower to making a straw rocket. The event was open to the public and included kids from second grade to fifth grade.