MARCH 1, 2011

Honeywell awards 238 scholarships to high school students worldwide for leadership program

17 students chosen from Phoenix

WHAT:  Honeywell has awarded scholarships to 238 students from 26 countries and 27 U.S. states to attend the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy (HLCA) program from February 26 – March 11, 2011 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

WHY: Designed in partnership with the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy provides students with a unique opportunity to engage in sessions addressing current issues in science, technology and engineering.  The program is designed to develop their capacities through hands on challenges and build their leadership skills.

HOW: Students will engage in interactive activities and workshops created to enhance their leadership fundamentals:

Simulating jet-fighter pilot training
Scenario-based space missions
Designing, building and testing their own rockets
Meet with top scientists, engineers, and former astronauts to reinforce core leadership competencies and provide them with first-hand accounts of professional experiences

1. Emily Davy: resides in Peoria/attends Raymond S. Kellis High School in Glendale
2. Aryaman Sharda: resides in Peoria/attends Ironwood High School in Glendale
3. Alexander Anadon: resides in Glendale/attends MoonValley High School in Phoenix
4. Austin Davis: resides in Phoenix/attends Arcadia High School in Phoenix
5. Ender Davis: resides in Phoenix/attends Thunderbird High School in Phoenix
6. Allyson Kolodziej: resides in Phoenix/attends Desert Vista High School in Phoenix
7. Joshua Barlow: resides in Phoenix/attends Desert Vista High School in Phoenix
8. Austin Nawrocki: resides in Phoenix/attends Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix
9. Michelle Lipowicz: resides in Phoenix/attends Boulder Creek High School in Anthem
10. Tyler Doty: resides in Anthem, AZ/attends North Pointe Preparatory in Phoenix
11. Lisa Dischinger: resides in Tempe/attends Tempe Prepatory Academy
12. Madison Bruce: resides in Gilbert/attends Gilbert Classical Academy
13. Katelyn Duffy: resides in Gilbert/attends Gilbert High School
14. Lauren Lancaster: resides in Gilbert/attends Williams Field High School in Gilbert
15. Daniela Alcazar: resides in Scottsdale/attends Desert Mountain High School in Scottsdale
16. Yagna Madala: resides in Scottsdale/attends BASIS Scottsdale
17. Kelly Maroney: resides in Scottsdale/attends Cactus Shadows High School in Scottsdale