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Published on October 29th, 2014 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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THE CHALLENGER LEARNING CENTER SPONSORS FOURTH ANNUAL AEROSPACE CAREER DAY

Columbia, SC:  The Challenger Learning Center of RCSD1 will host the fourth annual Aerospace Career Day on Friday, November 7, from 9:00am-1:00pm.  Approximately 300 high school students (representing Richland One, Richland Two, Lexington/Richland Five, Lexington One, and Kershaw school districts) will have an opportunity to meet with representatives from aerospace and aviation industries and higher education organizations from around the state of South Carolina.

Representatives will be attending from:

  • The Boeing Company
  • Career and Technology Education of Richland One
  • Career Performance
  • CTS International
  • Greenville Technical College
  • Jim Hamilton B. Owens Airport
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Michelin
  • Midlands Technical College
  • Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics
  • C. Aeronautics Commission
  • South Carolina Fire Academy (Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting)
  • C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM)
  • Triumph Fabrications
  • S. AeroTech
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Army
  • United States Marine Corps
  • University of South Carolina–College of Engineering and Computing
  • University of South Carolina–Project Lead the Way

The Challenger Learning Center for Space Science Education is an aeronautics and space-themed educational program designed to provide interactive learning experiences, integrating science, technology, engineering, and math curricula with information and technology.  Richland County School District One joined the national Challenger network in 1996.  Since then, we have served over 80,000 students, flying simulated space missions, conducting hands-on science explorations, and inspiring students with exciting planetarium shows.  Our Aerospace Education Program will prepare students for careers in the aerospace and aviation industry.

CONTACT:

Carolyn I. Donelan, Ph.D.
Lead Flight Director
The Challenger Learning Center of Richland County School District One
2600A Barhamville Road, Columbia, SC  29205
voice:     (803)929-3951
fax:         (803)929-3959
email:     cdonelan@richlandone.org
web:       www.thechallengercenter.net

 

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