Local Students among those to pioneer Mars

 P ictured, Dr. Scott Milroy speaking with students. (Submitted by Emily Hosford)
Pictured, Dr. Scott Milroy speaking with students. (Submitted by Emily Hosford)

MOBILE, Alabama -- This year, students at high schools in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi and Mobile, Alabama, (including one Davidson and one Baker High student) will have the unprecedented opportunity to engage in hands-on research with a team of university and government scientists working on NASA’s Mission to Mars project.

Dr. Scott Milroy, Assistant Professor of Marine Science at the University of Southern Mississippi, and Dr. Julie Cwila, Director of the Center for Integrative Studies in Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (CISSTEM) are leading the project.

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