The winning Team America Rocketry Challenge squad from Madison West High School in Madison, Wisconsin arrived in Paris Thursday, along with the winning team from the UK. Check out the Madison West team blog, which chronicles the trip from the students' perspective.
Officials from Raytheon honored the students at a reception Thursday evening. Raytheon sponsored the trip for TARC’s first prize, part of the company's ongoing committment to excite students about math and science.
American and British Rocketry Champions Pose at Welcome Dinner
The dinner was also to express AIA’s appreciation of the U.S. military air crews that take part in the show. The crews brought their aircraft from all over the world, and have spent their time in Paris showcasing American technology to AIA member companies, the international press, and the general public.