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Lakeland students attend ‘State of STEM’ event at White House

The three students hung out with NASA, and toured a federal office building.

Lakeland students and administrators visit D.C. (Photo courtesy of Baltimore City School District)

After the State of the Union, the White House offered the State of STEM. Lakeland Elementary/Middle School students were there among the crowd.
According to Baltimore City schools, three students from the Southwest Baltimore school and principal Najib Jammal attended the Jan. 13 event.
“The students visited exhibitors, met with STEM organizations, including NASA, toured the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, and listened to talks by U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith and Dr. John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology,” the school district said.
It was another moment in the spotlight for Lakeland after they kicked off a partnership with Northrop Grumman and UMBC that includes a new STEAM center and community outreach efforts. In pictures from the event, we also spotted Andrew Coy, the former Digital Harbor Foundation executive director who recently became a senior advisor in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Companies: Baltimore City Public Schools / White House

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