Claire Aiello

2019 State of the Schools: Superintendents give updates to Huntsville/Madison County business community

About 400 people attended the 2019 State of the Schools event held on February 13 at the Jackson Center in Huntsville. This annual breakfast is presented by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber and The Schools Foundation. It focuses on the mission, vision, data and strategic goals for the future of public education across Madison County. Superintendents from …

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Recent School Visits: Huntsville High, Lee High

The Chamber Foundation’s Workforce team is visiting schools to discuss the variety of options students have when it comes to career exploration in North Alabama. Recently, Kent Ballard and Georgina Chapman visited the Freshman Academy at Huntsville High School during Career Day.  Ballard talked with students about being employable and the benefits of living here …

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DreamUp: Local Students Prepare to Launch Ideas Into Space

By Georgina Chapman Imagine watching Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket launch into space and knowing your school project is on board! That’s the reality for three groups of incredibly bright and lucky students right here in Huntsville/Madison County. Students from Bob Jones, Sparkman, and New Century Technology high schools have been selected as part of …

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Apprenticeship Alabama Info Session

On January 10, the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber hosted its first Apprenticeship Info Session to a packed room in partnership with Apprenticeship Alabama. More than 40 managers and owners learned ways their businesses can earn up to $5,000 a year when they enroll in the #apprenticeship program. Several business owners also provided testimonials about successfully enrolling in the …

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Winning Idea Answers the Question: What Would You Do with Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser® Spacecraft?

BILBAO, SPAIN (October 30, 2018) – Two students from Italy have presented a game-changing idea that could help the commercial space industry take a giant leap forward.  The Meteoroid Descent Module concept, submitted by Mattia Barbarossa and Linda Raimondo, would enable Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser to return valuable material, such as asteroids or regolith, from …

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Huntsville takes Mainstage in NASA International Space Apps Challenge, 2 teams advance to global competition

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Updated October 22, 2018) – Innovation is the name of the game in the NASA International Space Apps Challenge, a global hackathon that occurs in hundreds of cities around the world. It’s a good thing we know just what that means in The Rocket City! We congratulate the winners of the 2018 Space …

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