Archive for Tuesday, March 26, 2013

THS senior participates in Huntsville space academy

March 26, 2013

A Tonganoxie High School senior was one of four Kansas students selected to attend for the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.

Wyatt Maurer attended the international academy Feb. 23- March 9. He was among 227 students from 30 countries and 26 U.S. states and territories to participate in the academy, which offered shuttle missions, weightlessness training, simulated jet-fighter pilot training, scenario-based space-walking missions, designing, building and testing rockets and meeting with top scientists, engineers and former astronauts.

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