Roscoe Collegiate ISD‘s Edu-Drone program attracted the attention of the Abilene Reporter News in May 2018 when the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium school district hosted its first Blackland Drone Races. Students from Christoval ISD and Abilene’s Academy of Technology, Engineering, Math, and Science joined Roscoe students in the competition.

Read the article to learn more about the competition.

The Edu-Drone Curriculum, developed by Roscoe Collegiate ISD, allows students to develop a strong foundation in a critical work shortage field involving STEM and prepare for FAA certification to legally fly drones for commercial purposes — law enforcement and security, emergency response, aerial photography, land survey, utility inspection, and more.

Learn more about the curriculum.

Video by Abilene Reporter News. Photo by Ronald W. Erdrich, Abilene Reporter News.