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Collin College Students Chris Hockenberry, Amy Glazier Participated in NASA Project

Feb. 4, 2013 – Collin College’s Chris Hockenberry, of Plano, and Amy Glazier, of McKinney, were among around 40 community college students from across the nation selected to participate in the National Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) program in fall 2012.

During the three-day event at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., Hockenberry and Glazier participated in interactive Web-based activities and an onsite team project. Students were also privileged to tour NASA facilities, and interact with engineers, educators, astronauts and fellow students.

Students selected for the program are encouraged to study mathematics, science, engineering and computer science.

Collin College serves nearly 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.