Inaugural Northrop Grumman Prize Presented at Florida Tech

MELBOURNE, FLA.—Orbital Innovation—A team pioneering satellite design won the inaugural “Best in Show” prize from Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) during Florida Institute of Technology’s recent Northrop Grumman Engineering and Science Student Design Showcase held at the Charles and Ruth Clemente Center.

FITSAT 5 team winners were (left to right) Sukru Sagbankalem, Hussain Alwadie, Tom Shrader, Yeounsoo Kim and Shadi Al-Oqbi.

For more than four decades, Florida Tech engineering and science students have been required to complete a hands-on, detailed senior project before graduation. Now, a $1 million endowment gift from Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) made earlier this year is underwriting the students’ work.

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