OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – Owensboro Community & Technical College student Kiean Washington was selected to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) program in June.
The program at Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, Florida will take place June 24-28.
The program is designed to provide Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) students an authentic NASA experience, encouraging them to pursue a NASA-related field or career.
Washington plans to transfer to Western Kentucky University to major in Physics.
“I didn’t really think I would get selected, but here I am,” said Washington.