U student presented scholarship by Apollo 15 astronaut

Andrew Jones was awarded a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) and a ceremonial check from Col. Al Worden, an astronaut who served on the 1971 Apollo 15 mission. The Astronaut Scholarship is the largest monetary award given in the United States to science and engineering undergraduate students based solely on merit. Jones is a senior in the University of Minnesota's Institute of Technology Honors program. He is pursuing a dual major in chemical engineering and chemistry. Read more>>

September 15, 2008