HUNTINGTON — Dozens of juniors and seniors from Fairview High School in Boyd County are getting lessons in criminal forensics from graduate students in Marshall University’s Forensic Science Center programs.
Marshall’s forensic science graduate students and faculty will present a crime scene investigation workshop for high school students from Fairview High School of Ashland, Ky., Oct. 28 and Nov. 4 at MU’s crime scene house.
About 55 high school science students are expected to attend the “CSI Huntington” workshop. They will participate in lectures, demonstrations and hands-on experiments in areas of DNA analysis, firearms identification, fingerprint analysis, blood pattern analysis and digital forensics. They will also tour the Forensic Science Center’s accredited forensic DNA laboratory which provides assistance to state and local law enforcement agencies across the United States.