Press Release

Team America Rocketry Challenge students to participate in 5th White House Science Fair

By SpaceRef Editor
March 20, 2015
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WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday, March 23rd, Team Caribbean Splash from the U.S. Virgin Islands will exhibit their rockets and discuss their participation in the Team America Rocketry Challenge at the 5th White House Science Fair. This annual event celebrates the student participants of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across America.


WHO: TARC Team Caribbean Splash: Captain Stephanie Bullock (12th grade), Shimeeka Stanley (10th grade), Gabriel St. Kitts (8th grade), Maria Heywood and Amari De Souza (7th grade)

WHAT: 5th White House Science Fair

WHEN: Monday, March 23, 11:55 AM EDT

WHERE: White House East Room

RSVP: The President’s remarks are open press, but media must RSVP with the name, media outlet, phone and email for each person planning to cover the event to, by Friday, March 20 at 11:00 AM EDT, with the subject line “Science Fair.” Press who do not have a White House hard pass must also send their full legal name, date of birth, Social Security number, gender, country of citizenship, and current city and state of residence to no later than Friday, March 20 at 11:00 AM EDT. If the White House is able to accommodate your request for credentials, they will send a confirmation with further instructions and logistical details. 

WEBCAST: This event will be webcast live at

SpaceRef staff editor.