Alabama Aerospace and Aviation High School welcomes students on the first day of school
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – Alabama Aerospace and Aviation High School welcomed students for the first time on Monday.
The Bessemer Free Public Charter School has been in the works for nearly three years.
“I think it’s more exciting for students in the community for the promises we’ve made to really really create an opportunity to create that path to the aerospace and aviation community,” the founder said. and CEO, Ruben Morris.
Morris said the school will prepare students for a career in aviation, but it’s a STEM school at its core.
“We are just adding to the educational ecosystem that already exists. There are so many amazing teachers and students already in the Bessemer community to be ready to jump in and roll up our sleeves and get to work here, it’s super super exciting.
The school currently operates out of the Foundation of Life Church while a brand new campus is being built.
Currently, over 100 students in grades 9 and 10 are enrolled. Registrations are open until mid-September.
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