Astronomy and Astrophysics

Carmel Valley’s Elle McCue honored by NASA Academy

Carmel Valley’s Elle McCue honored by NASA Academy

Elle McCue, who is a sophomore student this fall at Canyon Crest Academy, was selected to receive the highest honor awarded to a student at NASA’s Advanced Space Academy. The Right Stuff Award is given to one 15- to 18-year-old student who demonstrates qualities such as leadership, sound decision making, and the seeking and sharing of knowledge.

Elle, a resident of Carmel Valley, was extremely honored to receive the award at the ceremony in early August at the Space and Rocket Research Center in Huntsville, Ala.

Elle has had an interest in space exploration and NASA since she was very young. This summer she taught a Stargazing and Astronomy camp at the La Jolla and Carmel...

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