Maryland Career & Technology Student Organization Wins 32 Medals at National Leadership and Skills Conference

More Than Half of Maryland Competitors Finish in National Top Ten Maryland’s SkillsUSA delegation brought home 23 medals from the 51st Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), held in Louisville, KY, last week. A team of the state’s most talented Career and Technology Education (CTE) high school students showcased...

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Commissioners Recognize Father Andrew White School’s Destination Imagination Hidden Six Team

Leonardtown’s Father Andrew White, S.J. School recently competed in the Destination Imagination (DI) program. Destination Imagination is a non-profit, volunteer-led, cause-driven organization which has developed a highly successful educational program encouraging students from kindergarten through university to develop and use creativity, teamwork, and problem solving skills in the arts, science,...

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TPP Awards 2016 Pathways to Engineering Scholarships

In 2012, The Patuxent Partnership (TPP) initiated their Pathways to Engineering Scholarship program in support of the University of Maryland Mechanical Engineering program at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center (SMHEC). The program was the result of an Education Partnership agreement with the College of Southern Maryland (CSM), University of...

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UAS4STEM Regional Recap

Written by Rachelle Haughn New UAS contest for youth kicks off Digital exclusive feature Photos by Tara Stafford and Matt Ruddick As seen in the June 2016 issue of Model Aviation Digital. A small group of hikers has gone missing in a remote area. Rescuers have determined the search area,...

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Ridge Elementary Robotics Team Wins World Design

Ridge Elementary School might be one of the smallest elementary schools in St. Mary’s County, but that doesn’t keep students from achieving great things. The RES Rockets robotics team claimed the top award in its division for robot design, proving that big things really do come in small packages. The...

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UAS4STEM Regional Recap

The UAS4STEM Mid-Atlantic Regional was held at Helwig Field in Hollywood, MD, home of the Patuxent Aeromodelers, on April 23rd and 24th. As seen in the May 2016 episode of AMA Air. For more information on this program, visit http://www.UAS4STEM.org

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Spring Ridge Middle Destination Imagination Team Moves on to Global Competition

The Spring Ridge Middle School (SRMS) Destination Imagination (DI) Team, Tiny Space Whales, will be participating in the Global Finals, May 25th through May 28th, in Knoxville, Tennessee.  DI is the world’s largest celebration of creativity. Teams from over 15 nations compete in challenges in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM),...

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