Heritage High Student Cassie Kilburn Earns NASA STEM Enhancement in Earth Science Internship
By Space Coast Daily // May 22, 2021
Ms. Santana helped guide her students through the application process
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Cassie Kilburn, a sophomore at Heritage High was accepted into the NASA internship STEM Enhancement in Earth Science (SEES) program in collaboration with The University of Texas Center for Space Research.
Former Heritage graduate, and now Physical Science teacher, Ms. Santana helped guide her students through the application process and is excited to see a deserving student be selected on the Mosquito Mapper team.
Kilburn’s role will be to monitor the environmental variables that indicate where mosquito populations can flourish using satellite imaging. She will be partnered with a NASA scientist who will mentor her through the summer.