Captain Barrington Irving Lands in Lancaster, Celebrates Lancaster ISD’s Participation in His Flying Classroom Expedition

barrington-irvingLANCASTER, TX – On Monday, November 17 at 10 a.m., leadership from Lancaster ISD, BI60 student camp participants and the sixth grade students of George Washington Carver STEM Learning Center welcomed Captain Barrington Irving Jr. at the Lancaster Regional Airport.
Students had the opportunity to see Captain Barrington Irving Jr. fly his personal aircraft into the airport and personally interact with Irving during his 90-minute ground expedition for his digital National Geographic sponsored Flying Classroom Expedition that has lasted 9 weeks and included 16 expeditions between North America, Asia, and Australia.
Lancaster is on the final leg his tour that integrates and interactive a digital, cutting-edge global flight curriculum in the classroom environment and makes STEM practical and applicable in the lives of students in social students and science.
Captain Barrington Irving Jr. is the CEO of Experience Aviation which with Lancaster ISD partnered with to host the interactive, hands on Build & Soar summer camp experience in which the district’s students built an build a road-approved 818S race car and 10 UAV drones.
Monday, Irving had the final expedition with Lancaster ISD students. The students’ work will be published as the final leg in his expedition.
According to Experienceaviation.com other Flying Classroom STEM exploration stops included Shanghai, China where architects are engineering a rotating skyscraper, and Beaverton, Oregon where 3D printers at Nike’s Innovation Kitchen  are changing the future of sportswear.
For more information on the Flying Classroom, visit Flyingclassroom.com and Experience Aviation.com. To learn more about Lancaster ISDs approach to K-12 STEM for All learning curriculum, please contact Kyndra Johnson at 972-218-1400 or visit our website at www.lancasterisd.org.