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3/25/2016 
Students go on moon walk at U.S. Space Center 

Fourteen Kansas City students of Honeywell employees from were among 300 from 36 countries selected to attend the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy (HLCA)and have made life-long friends with other high school students from around the world.

 

HLCA uses interactive technology, science-oriented workshops and team exercises to teach children of Honeywell employees between the ages of 16-18 leadership skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The program is designed to build students’ leadership skills and develop their capabilities through hands-on challenges.

 

Held at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, the program engages students in team-building challenges such as building their own rockets and participating in simulated astronaut training, shuttle missions and a moon walk. Students also meet scientists, engineers, and former astronauts, who help reinforce core leadership competencies and share their first-hand experience.

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