Lockheed Martin celebrated National Engineers Week by hosting eWeek activities in East Camden on April 22-24. Students from across the region participated including students from the Smackover School District, Camden Fairview School District, Bearden School District, Harmony Grove School District, and Stephens School District. This was the first year for Smackover students to participate.
On Tuesday, April 22, 25 second through eighth grade boys from Smackover visited the Lockheed Martin campus and participated in many activities including zip lines, snap electric circuits, shooting foam missiles, and more.
On Wednesday, Lockheed Martin “went pink” as 25 second through eighth grade girls from Smackover visited to learn about engineering opportunities for women.
On Thursday, a team of ninth through twelfth grade students from Smackover participated in a competition involving the creation of a helicopter which had to be maneuvered through an obstacle course. An additional 25 students were invited to attend the competition to cheer on the Smackover team. The Smackover team placed third in the competition.
Participating in the competition were the following students:
- Dakota Alexander
- Joseph Clark
- Cat Samson
- Autumn Winans
- Hiland Alexander
- Logan Clark
- Kayla Green
- Grace Nash
- Reagan Pyron
- Krissana Reynolds
- Sam Zargari
Congratulations to these students!
Thank you to Lockheed Martin for sponsoring this opportunity for our students!