NASA Chief Technologist Visits Freeport

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The Freeport School District was honored to welcome NASA chief technologist and professor Cornell University Dr. Mason Peck to Freeport High School.

Dr. Peck spent the morning enjoying breakfast with students, staff and administrators in the school’s DLC, where students presented their research projects and had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to receive his professional feedback. Dr. Peck also gifted students with NASA pins. 

After the presentation of the student research, Dr. Peck was greeted by hundreds of students from across the district as he entered the school’s performing arts center. Following introductions from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kishore Kuncham and Director of Science Dr. Vincent Pereira, Dr. Peck’s presented his keynote address on the CubeSat project.

Dr. Kuncham said the district hopes Dr. Peck’s visit “inspires an interest in our students to move toward math, science, engineering and technology fields in the future.”