Lisby Elementary, Aberdeen, MD, fourth-grade teacher Dan McGonigal looks on as his students explain their ‘Bad Hair Day Fixer’ prototype during the CERDEC-led STEM Superstar program, which engages students from first through fifth grade in stimulating activities challenging students to think creatively and solve problems like an engineer. (U.S. Army photo by Amanda Rominiecki)
By Amanda Rominiecki, CERDEC Public Affairs
During its second full academic year, the STEM Superstar program continues to bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics to elementary students around Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — Hundreds gathered inside the Maj. Gen. Warren D. Hodges Armory Feb. 26 to exchange handshakes, hugs, kisses and goodbyes.
Seventy-seven Soldiers, flanked by family and friends, prepared for deployment on a sunny, brisk morning. Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 224th Aviation Regiment and detachments of the Maryland Army National Guard will support Operation New Dawn in Iraq for one year.