Northrop Grumman donates to area school districts to support STEM education

BOX ELDER, S.D. —  A special ceremony Thursday at the Air and Space Museum to honor and recognize South Dakota’s military aviators.

5 12 Not Raid 22 Vo00 00 52 03still001This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid and Ellsworth Air Force Base.

Special guests included Fourth Grade students from the Douglas School District. Representatives from Northrop Grumman were also there to present a special gift to the school district.

David Johnson, South Dakota District 33 Senator says, “They presented checks at $70,000 to the Rapid City Area Schools and to the Douglas School District. That’s how do you say thank you to that?”

$35,000 was given to each school district to support stem programs. It’s part of Northrop Grumman’s initiative to give back to the B-21 communities.

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