Stellar Explorers seeks science fans

Sophia Bayindiryan – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANC, FL) – The LRHS StellarXplorers team is looking for new members.

StellarXplorers is a competitive academic team that encourages Mustangs to pursue careers in aerospace, aviation, and other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

The national program started in 2014 and has expanded all over the US since.

The competitions are focused on team building and space design. They are held all year and tasks members to solve various challenges given to them by the National StellarXplorers staff.

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LRHS science teacher and club adviser Daniel Goodman said, “Anyone who completes a full year of competitions becomes eligible for a $40,000 scholarship if they also enroll in college as a STEM major.”

StellarXplorers website said, “StellarXplorers welcomes those who are interested in space, no matter what level of experience, as a place to share thoughts, ideas, and experiences with others who share a similar passion for problem-solving, team collaboration, and space system design.”

Anyone interested in joining the StellarXplorers can contact Goodman at GoodmanD@manateeschools.net