JFTB’s STARBASE Rocketry Qualifies for Nationals

 

STARBASE Los Alamitos director and California State Military Reserve Chief Warrant Officer 2 Stacey Hendrickson, center, STARBASE instructor Tonya Tello, left, and Kristyn Kazmark, teacher advisor for the Community Home Education Program (CHEP) administered by the Orange County Department of Education, read a printout of an email inviting the site’s rocketry team to the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) National Finals Fly-Off, during a celebration party, April 12, 2019, at Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos, California.

TARC is a precision-based rocketry competition for middle and high school students.

STARBASE Los Alamitos has fielded TARC competition teams for three years; this is their first national finals invitation. The rocketry team members are all middle school students enrolled in CHEP.

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Posted April 2019