Pictured from Left to Right: Danielle Koch, Engineer- NASA serves as a FCC mentor to the St. Ambrose team, Students: Megan Stibley; Megan Oleksik; FCC Ohio Competitors Matthew Stracensky; Hunter Valasquez; Grant Bell; and Laurie Hamzik, Teacher/ Coach of St. Ambrose team, Amy Morgan, Tech. Coordinator, St. Ambrose; Deborah Morgan, FCC OH Region Coordinator; and Dr. Janet Kavandi, Deputy Director of NASA Glenn Research Center. (Photo provided by Rami Daud/ NASA)
St. Ambrose Middle School, Brunswick, OH presented a livestream to their fellow classmates at a special event at NASA on February 18, 2016. During their visit, they met Dr. Janet Kavandi, a veteran of three space flights and Deputy Director of NASA’s Glenn Research Center. Dr. Kavandi posed questions to the team after their presentation and shared insight from her background and expertise having served as an Astronaut on board the International Space Station. They also met Mr. Robert LaSalvia, Division Chief Office of Education, whom they were able to share in discussion about their experience participating in the Future City Competition and their future aspirations.