Students Build Arm, Little Girl Scoots

Seniors Fashion Prosthetic Forearm with 3-D Printer

by Morgan Jarema -- photos by Sidney Arcidiacono

Being born without a forearm has never slowed down Maeli Gottschalk. That is, until she got to the age when most kids yearn to ride a bicycle. Turns out she was only slowed temporarily, thanks to some students at Forest Hills Northern High School. The students in robotics teacher Adam Zavislak's class built the 4-year-old a custom hand with a forearm as their final senior project using a 3-D printer...