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Flying Club Trip to KSC
Last week, the Flying Club took a field trip to Kennedy Space Center.
Weathering a wild, brush fire each way of the trip, up north and down south, the club members experienced unexpected delays that altered its schedule a bit. Nevertheless, the boys trotted on joyfully, accepting the lot given to them.
Between viewing a Saturn V rocket that has been decommissioned for museum display, sitting in the Apollo 8 firing room, viewing a Lunar Excursion Module up-close, viewing the astronauts' hall of fame and personal artifacts, and spending some time in the complex's gift shops, the lads enjoyed a good time of bonding, intellectual stimulation, and a rekindling of their passion for aviation through this unique, hands-on experience.
Aside from the intellectual and affective excitement in witnessing, up-close, milestones related to their passion, our lads celebrated a deep camaraderie.
Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners.
Columbus is fully accredited by Cognia and is a member of the Marist Association of Secondary schools, the National Catholic Education Association and the Independent Schools of South Florida.