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Release date- 26062014 -
The Overtown Youth Center's (OYC) STEM Summer Program, in partnership with aviation company AAR and Miami Dade County Public School Office of Academic & STEM Transformation, will provide students an opportunity to engage in academically exciting, hands-on projects. This summer OYC will administer an intensive, six-week program that will expose students to the STEM curriculum, while incorporating literacy ensuring academic reinforcement.
Through this unique partnership, 11- to-18-year-old students in the Overtown community will be provided with instructional guidance by leading Miami Dade County Public School STEM staff members. The program kicked off today with AAR employees helping students to launch rockets.
'Our mission is to inspire and empower youth and families by fostering hope through enrichment services. None of that happens without the support of people like AAR CEO
AAR is a leading provider of products and services to the global aerospace and government/defense industries. The company is connected to
The company's focus on STEM education for youth and community improvement has included giving
'AAR believes in investing in the communities we work in, and I am really impressed by what is being accomplished by Alonzo and Tina at Overtown,' said Storch. 'This type of investment is mutually beneficial as it helps AAR to create a pipeline of aviation talent to make sure we have the workforce we need in the future.'
AAR is a global aerospace and defense contractor that employs more than 6,000 people in 17 countries. Based in
AAR's services include inventory management and parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul and expeditionary airlift. AAR's products include cargo systems and containers; mobility systems and shelters; advanced aerostructures and command and control systems.
More information can be found at www.aarcorp.com
This press release contains certain statements relating to future results, which are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These forward-looking statements are based on beliefs of Company management, as well as assumptions and estimates based on information currently available to the Company, and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical results or those anticipated, including those factors discussed under Item 1A, entitled 'Risk Factors', included in the Company's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended
Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize adversely, or should underlying assumptions or estimates prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described. These events and uncertainties are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many are beyond the Company's control.
The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events. For additional information, see the comments included in AAR's filings with the
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