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NEED FOR SPEED: Florida Tech Alumnus Zach Costello Named Primary Driver of Jet Dragster Team

On a January day during his junior year in 2015, aerospace engineering major Zach Costello was leaving Crawford when he spotted a flyer for an event at Panther Plaza. It said something about a jet-powered dragster. Six years after he joined Larsen Motorsports as a student intern, Costello found himself sitting behind the wheel of the very vehicle he saw on the Pantherium that day, ready to zoom down the course at 200-plus mph as the team’s backup driver. He now has seven races under his belt and a new, prestigious role: primary driver. […]

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Florida Tech Alumna Tina McCarthy Shares Experience, Advice During Time as a Panther

Florida Tech Alumna Tina McCarthy ’09 discovered a love for flying and the determination to overcome obstacles during her time at Florida Tech. McCarthy graduated with a bachelor’s in aviation management with flight. However, this wasn’t the major she started with. Having been fascinated by weather since she was a child, McCarthy originally wanted to study meteorology. […]