Roane State NASA scholars
2015 Sep 21
Four Roane State Community College students have received $1,250 NASA scholarships to support their pursuit of degrees in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) fields.
NASA provided funding for the scholarships through a $499,689 grant it awarded to the Tennessee Community College Space Grant Consortium. Roane State, Cleveland State Community College, Columbia State Community College, Northeast State Community College and Pellissippi State Community College are part of the consortium.
The recipients are Jaime Kilby of Ten Mile (biology), Kyley Coy of Kingston (biology), Austin Deering of Knoxville (pre-engineering) and Lerissa Douglas of Clinton (biology).