MINNESOTA WILD, LOCKHEED MARTIN ANNOUNCE
WINNERS OF 2006 LOCKHEED MARTIN SCHOLARSHIP CHALLENGE TWO GRAND PRIZE WINNERS EACH RECEIVE A $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP
| Ashli Tucker (second from left) and Brandon Nagle (second from right) were the grand prize winners of the $1,000 Lockheed Scholarship. |
The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota Wild, in conjunction with Lockheed Martin, has announced the winners of the Lockheed Martin Scholarship Challenge. Twenty students were honored at Tuesday’s game against the St. Louis Blues at Xcel Energy Center.
Among the 20 winners are 17-year-olds Ashli Tucker of Stillwater and Brandon Nagle of North Branch, who were selected as grand prize winners and will each will be presented $1,000 scholarships for their efforts.
The Lockheed Martin Scholarship Challenge ran from February 1 to March 15. Participating students, ages 14-18, answered five science and math-related questions as well as two Wild essay questions. The Wild and Lockheed Martin reviewed entries from across the state and selected 20 winners, each of whom received suite tickets to watch Tuesday’s game against the St. Louis Blues.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin employs about 135,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
Last year, Lockheed Martin employees across the United States volunteered more than one million hours of their own time to community projects and spent more than $20 million focused on community outreach programs. Locally, in Minnesota, employees logged more than 20,500 volunteer hours. From renovating landmarks to mentoring disadvantaged youth to organizing food drives, the men and women of Lockheed Martin are united in a common goal of service to the community.
Lockheed Martin’s Eagan, Minn., branch, which specializes in Maritime Systems and Sensors as well as Transportation and Security Systems, was the presenting sponsor of Tuesday’s 7:00 PM game against the St. Louis Blues at Xcel Energy Center.