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Los Angeles County Air Show Announces 2020 Scholarship Program

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Lancaster, Calif. – (November 22, 2019) – The Los Angeles County Air Show “Aerospace Valley, USA™” presented by Lockheed Martin is now accepting applications for the prestigious STEM Scholarship Program. The LACAS STEM Scholarship program will recognize and reward at least three qualified students with scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each.

To be eligible for the Los Angeles County Air Show STEM Scholarship, applicants must be entering college for the first time in the Fall of 2020, and plan to pursue college/university level studies in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM), or Aerospace. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who reside in the Antelope Valley region and maintain credits to graduate high school in the spring semester of 2020 and start college level coursework in the Fall of 2020.

 

Criteria and information can be found at www.lacountyairshow.com under the “Scholarships” link. Applications will be accepted until 12 a.m., Sunday, January 12, 2020. Successful applicants will be notified of selection by February 7, 2020. Recipients will be recognized at the 2020 Air Show.

 

The Los Angeles County Airshow, one of the nation’s premier air shows, will take place on Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22, 2020. Headlining the 2020 airshow will be the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels. Additional performances will include a full line-up of world-renowned aerobatic pilots from all over the country, skydivers and warbirds. In addition to the attractions in the sky, the Los Angeles County Air Show is home to an impressive interactive STEM exhibition, one of the largest expos of any air show, extensive static displays, iconic aerospace industry speakers and more.

 

For more information on the Los Angeles County Air Show, “Aerospace Valley, USA™” STEM Scholarship program, STEM Expo and performers and tickets, please visit www.lacountyairshow.com. Follow the Los Angeles County Air Show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for updates and announcements.

 

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About Los Angeles County Air Show

 

The Los Angeles County Air Show, Inc is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the importance of aviation for continued economic growth, inspiration, and educational opportunities for our youth, and enhancing available for the service and sacrifice of our military men and women. The mission of the Air Show will in, in part, accomplished by giving back to the needs of the community through a regional scholarship program for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). For more information about the Los Angeles County Air Show, please go to www.lacountyairshow.com.

 

About Lockheed Martin

 

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 98,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

 

As a global security, and aerospace company, the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. federal government agencies are Lockheed Martin’s most important customers. In addition, Sikorsky (a Lockheed Martin Company) provides military and rotary-wing aircraft to all five branches of the U.S. military along with military services and commercial operators in 40 nations.

 

With close to 12,000 employees calling California home, Lockheed Martin is committed to giving back by supporting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) K-12 education, our veterans and military causes.

 

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Contacts:        Patricia Cox                  Susan Newman-Harrison

pr@lacas.us                 pr@lacas.us

 

 

NOTE: Media high resolution photos available at:

https://lacountyairshow.com/media/media-approved-photos/

 

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