Alumni

Challenger Center Employees Remember Visiting Centers as Students

2020-10-15T19:44:18+00:00

One of the most exciting and rewarding moments for Challenger Center and our Centers across the country is getting updates from our alumni and seeing where they are in their current lives and how their visit to a Challenger Learning Center impacted them. Out of the 5.5 million children that have been impacted at our [...]

Challenger Center Employees Remember Visiting Centers as Students2020-10-15T19:44:18+00:00

Alumni Profile: Kenneth Harris

2020-07-14T16:09:26+00:00

Name: Kenneth Harris Profession: Senior Satellite Engineer, Centauri Education: University of Maryland, Baltimore County – Mechanical Engineering B.S; Johns Hopkins University – Engineering Management M.S Which Challenger Learning Center did you visit? Challenger Learning Center at Howard B. Owens Science Center. I visited the Center a number of times while [...]

Alumni Profile: Kenneth Harris2020-07-14T16:09:26+00:00

Michael Brown Alumni Profile

2020-02-27T22:14:08+00:00

Name: Michael Brown School/Degree: Currently majoring in Business and Communication at Texas Christian University (Class of 2020) Occupation: Seaplane Pilot Which Challenger Learning Center did you visit? I visited the Challenger Learning Center at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. When did you visit a Challenger Learning Center? [...]

Michael Brown Alumni Profile2020-02-27T22:14:08+00:00

Sarah Tropp-Pacelli Alumni Profile

2020-03-03T20:42:30+00:00

Name:  Sarah Tropp-Pacelli Current Employer:  The Discovery Museum and Planetarium Current Title:  Director of STEM Learning Programs Education: B.A. History and Early Cultures, Brown University; M.A.T. Elementary Education, Fairfield University (Summer 2019) Which of our Challenger Learning Centers did you visit?  I visited the Challenger Center at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport, Connecticut. When did you visit a Challenger Learning [...]

Sarah Tropp-Pacelli Alumni Profile2020-03-03T20:42:30+00:00

John Hood Alumni Profile

2019-07-15T16:03:13+00:00

Name: John C. Hood II Current Title: Ph.D. Student, Vanderbilt University Education: B.S Astrophysics and Planetary Geology with minors in Physics, Geology and Robotics Certification, Columbus State University. M.A Physics, Fisk University. Ph.D. Astrophysics Vanderbilt University (in progress). Which of our Challenger Learning Centers did you visit? The Challenger Learning Center at the Coca-Cola Space [...]

John Hood Alumni Profile2019-07-15T16:03:13+00:00

Thank You Donors

2020-03-03T20:43:14+00:00

Dear Donors, I am Dr. France Jackson, a Challenger Center Alumni, and it is with sincere gratitude that I write this letter. Thank you for your support. During school field trips and summer camps at the Challenger Learning Center of Richland County School District One in Columbia, South Carolina, I was able to get invaluable [...]

Thank You Donors2020-03-03T20:43:14+00:00

Chelsea Bailey Alumni Profile

2020-02-27T22:13:43+00:00

Name: Chelsea Bailey Current Employer: United States Air Force Current Title: F-22 Pilot Education: Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia Which of our Challenger Learning Centers did you visit? Buehler Challenger & Science Center in Paramus, New Jersey. When did you visit a Challenger Learning Center? (approximate age and/or grade) I visited [...]

Chelsea Bailey Alumni Profile2020-02-27T22:13:43+00:00

Jenna Klemkowsky Alumni Profile

2020-03-03T20:44:18+00:00

Name: Jenna Klemkowsky Education: B.S. Physics and a Minor in Mathematics, Wheeling Jesuit University (May 2014), M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University (December 2016), Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University (currently in progress) When did you first visit a Challenger Learning Center? I visited the Challenger Learning Center in Wheeling, West Virginia for space camp during the summer before [...]

Jenna Klemkowsky Alumni Profile2020-03-03T20:44:18+00:00

Harper Learmonth Alumni Profile

2020-03-03T20:45:04+00:00

Name: Harper Learmonth When did you first visit a Challenger Learning Center? My first visit to the Challenger Learning Center in New York City was in the fourth grade, when I was part of an after-school program and I went to camp at the Center later that summer as well. What do you remember the [...]

Harper Learmonth Alumni Profile2020-03-03T20:45:04+00:00

Cameron McCarty Alumni Profile

2018-06-22T13:45:15+00:00

Name:  Cameron McCarty  Current Employer:  University of Tennessee   Current Title:  Graduate Student and Engineering Camera Uplink Lead for the Opportunity Mars Rover  Future Employer: Teledyne Brown Engineering  Future Title: Operations Controller for the ISS  Education: Master's degree Earth and Planetary Science, University of Tennessee-Knoxville  Which of our Challenger Learning Centers did you visit?  The Challenger Learning Center at the Coca-Cola Space Science Center in Columbus, GA  [...]

Cameron McCarty Alumni Profile2018-06-22T13:45:15+00:00