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     November 8, 2017

Wings of Hope

  by Jo Ann Holt

A group of Lancaster ISD students recently completed an unusually challenging STEM project. The 39 engineering students, grades 6-11, built an airplane. One that flies! Josh Hoffman, owner and lead engineer of Cross Country Aviation, was the students’ instructor during the project. The student-built plane will be used by Wings of Hope, a nonprofit helping...

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     June 13, 2017

STEM with Ford Motors

  by Alisha Dixon

Friday, DPSCD’s Fisher Magnet Upper Academy and the Flying Classroom in partnership with the Ford Motor Company Fund hosted STEMFest to expose students to science, technology, engineering and math via projects developed by the districts Career and Technical Education program...

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     Ocotober 15, 2008

Build & Soar

  by Janice Wood

Barrington Irving, who at 23 became the youngest person and first black pilot to fly solo around the world in 2007, flew an aircraft built by high school students on Oct.15 at Opa-locka Airport in Florida. The airplane was built by high school students enrolled in a 10-week summer program called Build & Soar, offered by Irving’s nonprofit Experience Aviation Inc. in collaboration...

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Build & Soar

Oct 15, 2008

STEM with Ford Motors

June 13, 2017

Wings of Hope

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