Five students have been named Husband-Boeing Honors Scholars has at California State University, Fresno’s College of Engineering.
The scholars receive four-year scholarships that cover educational costs individualized learning options, research projects, access to industry leaders, and opportunities for internships and hands-on learning.
A US$2 million endowment from the Boeing Company funds the program.
The scholars are:Aaron Fong, Christopher Lieder, Alex Mushegan, and Nathan Uebelhart, and Karl Nielsen.
The Husband-Boeing Honors Scholarship was established in 2007 by the Boeing Company to honor Air Force Col. Rick Husband, a Fresno State engineering alumnus. Col. Husband was commander of the space shuttle Columbia, which broke up on re-entry from a mission in 2003, killing all members of the crew. The scholarship emphasizes in its recipients three attributes of the Columbia crew members: academic excellence, professional leadership, and engaged service.
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