Saturday, June 6, 2009

Fourth-grader wins scholarship to Space Camp

When 9-year-old Camryn Gray looked into it, she discovered that space travel led to the invention of cordless phones, smoke detectors and scratch-proof eyeglasses.

“If you think about it,” she said, “if people had never gone to space, the world would be very different.”

The Tualatin Elementary fourth-grader’s essay on the effects of space travel won her a scholarship to Space Camp this summer at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

Two other Washington County students — one from Beaverton, one from Hillsboro — won scholarships as well.

Read the article from Oregon HERE.