Out of the only 13 available statewide, two North Carolina Space Grants were awarded to UNC Asheville students. Abigail Grulick and Riley McBride are recipients of these competitive awards that come with an $8,000 scholarship to support their astronomy-related undergraduate research.
Abby Grulick, and her mentor Dr. Christene Lynch.
NC Space Grant is a state-wide network of higher-education institutions, industries, government entities, educational programs and nonprofit partners that, in partnership with NASA, work collaboratively to promote, develop and support space-related STEM research, education and public outreach throughout the state.
Riley McBride, and his mentor Dr. David Wake.
Read more about Abby and Riley and their astronomy research in UNC Asheville’s Stories.