Summer Bridge Student Receives NASA Internship

Congratulation to Joaquin Martinez, who participated in the 2012 Summer Bridge to the Beach program, on receiving this amazing opportunity at NASA! We wish him the best of luck on this journey. Here is a blurb from the Press Telegram’s article on him:

Fast forward to today, and the 16-year-old mechanical and aerospace engineering major is among 20 undergraduate students in the nation selected for NASA’s 2014 Aeronautics Scholarship Program.

He is also the first Cal State Long Beach student to be awarded the prestigious two-year scholarship of $15,000 per year. As part of the program, he will participate in an internship at one of NASA’s research facilities over the summer.

Article: 16-year-old CSULB student nabs one of 20 NASA Aeronautics scholarships [Press Telegram]