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(L) - Life Member of CHSAA
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Silas K. Baker      

CHS Class of 1952


 

CHS ’52 Class Vice-President, Press Club (Vice-President-4), Yearbook (Editor-in-Chief-4), Order of the Demolay, Boy Scouts (Eagle w/Silver Palm)

Boston University BS Aerospace Engineering ’56 College of Engineering (Class President), Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity (President), Boston University Boosters Club (Treasurer), Intra-fraternity Council (Secretary), Arnold Air Society, Air Force ROTC, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities, Scarlet Key (All University Honor Society), Scabbard & Blade Award (Outstanding ROTC Student), Distinguished Military Graduate

Rollins College MBA ‘68

U.S. Air Force Strategic Air Command Honorable Discharge ‘60

Career
General Dynamics Launch Officer (Atlas Missile Program), Launch Conductor, Launch Director-Responsible for the entire Atlas program at Cape Canaveral. Directly involved for launching over 100 missiles including the Pioneer Space Probe

Honors
Lockheed Martin Employee of the Year, Lockheed Martin Technical Achievement Award, Lockheed Martin Manager of the Year, Aviation Week & Space Technology- Laurel Award (Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Space), 33rd Space Congress Achievement Award (Extraordinary Effort, Dedication, Leadership & Contributions to our Nation’s Space Program), Lockheed Martin NOVA Award for Leadership (unparalled leadership of Atlas Launch Operations), Recognized throughout the industry as “Mr. Atlas”

Community
White House Conference on Children and Youth County Chair & Chair of the Florida Delegation, National Management Association (President), Hope United Church of Christ (Board of Trustees, Chair), Building Committee (Chair), Brevard County School Board), Good Government Award (Merritt Island Jaycees), CHSAA (Life Member)