Fifteen named to aerospace scholars program

Fifteen students who attend Bellevue-area schools have been selected to participate in phase one of the Washington Aerospace Scholars Program at The Museum of Flight.

They are Stafford-Ames Morse, III of Interlake High School; Leonard Beniya of Sammamish High School; Sean Collins of Newport High School; Aashka Damani of Interlake High School; Matthew Freeberg of Newport High School; Timothy Holzmann of Bellevue High School; Rachel Krause of Forest Ridge High School; Alexander Leung of Newport High School; Stuart McClelland of Bellevue High School; Aaron Miller of Interlake High School; Veena Pillalamarri of Interlake High School; Sachin Santhosh of Interlake High School; Alisha Saxena of Interlake High School; Yanisa Techagumthorn of Interlake High School; and Adrienne Wang of Bellevue High School.

The program is a free, competitive, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education program for high school juniors from across Washington state and is affiliated with NASA Johnson Space Center’s National High School Aerospace Scholars program and with the University of Washington’s Department of Earth and Space Science.

Phase one participants have the option to receive five University of Washington credits in Space and Space Travel upon on their successful completion of the online curriculum.

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