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
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 Valley libraries as a project for her Girl Scout Gold Award. She is also involved in a fundraising effort to purchase a telescope, in memory of Astronaut