june scobeePADUCAH, Ky. (4/3/13) – The Challenger Center at Paducah welcomes Dr. June Scobee Rodgers, educator, author and widow of the Challenger commander, to the campus of West Kentucky Community and Technical College on April 11.
 
While on campus, Dr. Rodgers will give a presentation, which is free and open to the public, in Crounse Hall 101 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
 
She will share about her life experiences, including her difficult childhood, her life with Dick Scobee and the Challenger accident.
 
Anyone interested in education is encouraged to attend the presentation. Dr. Rodgers will sign copies of her memoir "Silver Linings: My Life Before and After Challenger 7" following her presentation. Copies of the book will be for sale.
 
Educators who attend will be eligible to enter for a chance to win an iPad or a Skype session with a real NASA astronaut for their students.
 
On August 16, 2002, the Challenger Learning Center at Paducah opened as a partnership between Paducah Junior College, Inc. and WKCTC. The Paducah center is part of a network of 45 centers founded by the families of the astronauts tragically lost in the 1986 Challenger space shuttle accident. For the past ten years the center has provided STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education for over 75,000 people of all ages.
 
For more information about this event or other programming, please call 270-534-3101 or visit www.clcpaducah.org.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Tammy Thompson
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

MCCH Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

MURRAY, Ky. (8/2/15) — World Breastfeeding Week is Aug. 1-7 and Murray-Calloway County Hospital is celebrating with… Read More

MCCH Blood Donor Center Receives Positive Report

MURRAY, Ky. (8/1/15) — The Blood Donor Center at Murray-Calloway County Hospital was given a stellar “no deficiencies”… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 6117

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3828

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 3633

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3610

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2746

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16538

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15496

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 01, 2015 2405

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2267

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1733

'Diggers' Return to Find More Hatfield-McCoy…

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1243

Knight Crowned 2015 Miss Pre-Teen Hopkins County…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1087

One Injured in Vehicle Roll-Over Accident

by SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 1032

Poole Wins Hopkins County Fair Talent Show

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 931

Community Helps ‘Cram the Hummer’ for School…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 859

Tiniest Division of Hopkins County Fair Pageants…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 826

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News