Bandera High School students Logan Sadler, Donavan Brown and David Guerra were accepted into NASA’s Texas High School Aerospace Scholars program, during which they will compete with students around state in an online curriculum in exploration and discovery.
In March, the highest achieving students in the state will be invited to a sixday residential experience during the summer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston , where they will be mentored by NASA scientists and engineers while working in teams to plan a mission to Mars.
To qualify for the free program, students were nominated by a state legislator and had to be a high school junior, Texas resident. They also had to be interested in science, technology, engineering of mathematics, able to access the internet and be committed to completing online lessons to qualify for the summer program.
Participants will be eligible for science elective credits, scholarships and internships.
More information is available at www.nasa.gov/has.