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Sophomore Chris Weston honored as Aviation Week 20Twenties

Aerospace Engineering sophomore Chris Weston has been honored as one of Aviation Week's 20Twenties for 2016 and will be honored in Washington, DC this March.| Short Read
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Congratulations to Aerospace Engineering sophomore Christopher Weston for being honored as one of Aviation Week’s 20Twenties for 2016!

20Twenties honors twenty rising aerospace and defense students from around the world for their impressive academic and extracurricular accomplishments. Chris and his colleagues will be honored in March at Aviation Week’s Annual Laureates Awards dinner in Washington, DC.

About Chris:

Chris Weston is a sophomore from Houston, Texas and is studying aerospace engineering with minors in math and music. Chris is an active member within multiple student organizations: volunteering through the student chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society; serving on the professional development committee in the student chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA); and working on M-Fly. Outside of class, Chris enjoys playing the clarinet, as an avid member in the campus bands, and playing soccer on intramural teams. Last summer, Chris worked as an undergraduate researcher in a supersonic flame laboratory at Texas A&M University.

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