Promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields by recruiting and training the next generation of aerospace stakeholders.    

High Altitude Ballon Launch Interns

2013-2014 BALLOON LAUNCH INTERNS

Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Daniel Kass
MSOE
Major: Engineering

Alana Tirimacco
MSOE
Major: Bioengineering
High School: Appleton East High School

Danielle Weiland
Carthage College
Major: Physics
High School: Mary D Bradford High School

2012 BALLOON LAUNCH INTERNS

Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Tyler Capek
UW-River Falls
Major: Physics
High School: Gilman High School

Richard Oliphant
MSOE
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Robert M Lafollette HS

Devin Turner
Marquette University
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Edgewood High School

Danielle Weiland
Carthage College
Major: Physics
High School: Mary D Bradford HS

2011 BALLOON LAUNCH INTERNS

Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Michael Czech
UW-Milwaukee
Major: Mechanical
High School: Southwest HS

Patrick Johnson
Carroll University
Major: Engineering
High School: Saint Patrick HS

Tyler Van Fossen
UW-Madison
Major: Aeronautical/Aerospace
High School: West Bend West HS

Kelly Westphal
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Engineering
High School: New Berlin Eisenhower

2010 BALLOON LAUNCH INTERNS

Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Eric Deering
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Appleton West HS, Appleton, WI

Victorialynn Salas
Marquette University
Majors: Physics & Mathematics
High School: Guam HS, Asan, GU

Peter Schmalz
Marquette University
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Franklin HS, Franklin, WI

Kevin Weathers
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Major: Physics Education
High School: La Crosse Central HS, La Crosse, WI

2009 BALLOON LAUNCH INTERNS

Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Eric Deering
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Appleton West HS, Appleton, WI

Brian Nguyen
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Niles West HS, Skokie, IL

Nathan Sward
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Stevens Point HS; Stevens Point, WI

2008 BALLOON LAUNCH INTERNS

Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Brandon Blatter
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Tremper HS, Kenosha, WI

Ryan Erickson
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Computer Engineering
High School: Chippewa Falls HS, Chippewa Falls, WI

Adam Harden
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Kettle Moraine HS, Milwaukee, WI

Dan Hawk
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Major: Human Biology
High School: West De Pere HS, De Pere, WI

Eric Hoffmann
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Electrical Engineering
High School: Oconomowoc HS, Oconomowoc, WI

Christopher Maramba
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Industrial Engineering
High School: Lockport Township HS, Lockport, IL

2007 BALLOON LAUNCH INTERNS

Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Jason Beck
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Freeport Senior High, Freeport, IL

Patrick Brault
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Industrial Engineering
High School: West DePere HS, DePere, WI

Matthew Fastelin
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Hayward HS, Hayward, WI

Jonathan Howard
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Biomedical Engineering
High School: Burlington HS, Burlington, WI 

Christopher Schultz
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Warren Township HS, Gurnee, IL

William Young
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Major: Electrical Engineering
High School: Hartford Union HS, Hartford, WI 

2006 BALLOON LAUNCH INTERNS

Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Meary Barbeau
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Biomedical Engineering
High School: Green Bay West HS, Green Bay, WI

Daniel Bloomer
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Wausau West HS, Wausau, WI

John Bustamante
Marquette University
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Divine Child HS, Dearborn, MI

Katrina Faucett
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Majors: Physics and Engineering
High School: Oak Creek HS, Oak Creek, WI

Jonathan Howard
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Biomedical Engineering
High School: Burlington High School, Burlington, WI

Lee Miller
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Electrical Engineering
High School: Bad Axe HS, Bad Axe, WI

2005 BALLOON LAUNCH INTERNS

Dr. Angela King, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Steven Belter
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Arrowhead HS, Hartland, WI

Jennifer Bustamante
Marquette University
Major: Physics
High School: Divine Child HS, Dearborn, MI

Katrina Faucett
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Major: Physics/Engineering
High School: Oak Creek HS, Oak Creek, WI

Daniel Haeg
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Lakeville HS, Lakeville, MN

Ann Hartwig
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Newman Catholic HS, Sterling, IL

Brian Kaster
Marquette University
Major: Physics
High School: Notre Dame Academy, Green Bay, WI

2004 BALLOON LAUNCH INTERNS

Dr. William Farrow, Milwaukee School of Engineering, Team Advisor

Dan Haeg
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Ann Hartwig
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Eric Jacob
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Cara Piggott
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Lisa Stalewski
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Vadik Vargas
Milwaukee School of Engineering

2003 BALLOON LAUNCH INTERNS

Joe Majdalani
Marquette University
Project: Coordination of Balloon Internship Program

Nicholas Beyer
Marquette University

Eric Jacob
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Matthew Opgenorth
Marquette University

Cara Piggott
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Lee Sharping
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Shannon Smith
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay