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‘Rocket Boy’ Homer Hickam helps send West Virginia kids to Space Camp


West Virginia native and former NASA engineer Homer Hickam, who serves on the board of Space Camp in Huntsville, AL, in conjunction with Adams Hallmark stores in West Virginia, has announced the 2022 winners of the H.M. “Mike” Adams Memorial Space Camp Scholarship.
Twelve-year-old Alexander Dennison from Exchange, WV, and 17-year old Joshua Byers from Weirton, WV, have been selected to attend Space Camp this summer at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Alexander, 12, will attend Aviation Challenge Mach II, and Joshua, 17, will attend Advanced Space Academy in summer 2022.
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