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CHS senior Brendan Edwards completed the Western Aerospace Scholars Program

 

August 29, 2018

Brendan Edwards, will be a senior this fall at Chinook High, is shown making a presentation during the summer residency program of the Western Aerospace Scholars program in Helena. The STEM-based learning opportunity was sponsored by NASA and the Seattle-based Museum of Flight. This past academic year and summer was the first time the program was offered to Montana high school students. Brendan commented that participants made "lots of presentations related to our engineering challenges, space rover designs and plans for a manned mission to Mars."

CHS rising senior Brendan Edwards recently spent a week completing the residency component of the Western Aerospace Scholars program. The program, sponsored by NASA and the Seattle-based Museum of Flight, was founded in 2006. Students accepted to the program spend a year doing STEM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program) lessons via the internet and projects focused on space exploration and earth sciences, then complete the hands-on summer residency component. The aerospace scholars program was first offered to Montana high school sophomores and juniors during the 2017-201...



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