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High Altitude Balloon Payload Interns

2013 BALLOON PAYLOAD SUMMER INTERNS

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

Trent Cybela
UW-Platteville
Major: Engineering, Aeronautical/Aerospace
High School: Brown Deer High School

Daniel Kass
MSOE
Major: Engineering

Amber Koeune
MSOE
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Winneconne High School

Nathaniel Pedigo
MSOE
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Bloomingdale High School

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

2012 BALLOON PAYLOAD SUMMER INTERNS

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

Brock Boldus
MSOE
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: LakeView Technology Academy

Latisha Jones
MSOE
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Corliss High School

Kaitlyn Mauk
MSOE
Major: Biomedical Engineering
High School: Noblesville High School

Benjamin Peterson
MSOE
Major: Engineering Mechanics
High School: William Horlick HS

Matthew Weichart
MSOE
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Brown Deer High School

2011 BALLOON PAYLOAD SUMMER INTERNS

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

Amber Bakkum
Carthage College
Major: Physics
High School: Zion Benton Township HS

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

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

Aleysha Kobiske
Carroll University
Major: Aeronautical/Aerospace
High School: Waukesha West HS

Paul Nurczyk
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Engineering
High School: Zion Benton Township HS

Richard Oliphant
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Engineering
High School: Robert M. Lafollette High

2010 BALLOON PAYLOAD SUMMER INTERNS

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

Michael Czech
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Southwest HS, Green Bay, WI

Victoria Falcon
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Mount Si HS, Snoualmie, WA

Stephanie Finnvik
Carthage College
Major: Physics & Spanish
High School: Champlin Park HS, Champlin, MN

William Lancelle
St. Norbert College
Major: Physics & Mathematics
High School: West De Pere HS, De Pere, WI

Rebecca McAuliffe
Marquette University
Major: Physics
High School: Saint Catherine's HS, Racine, WI

Tyler Van Fossen
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Major: Engineering Mechanics
High School: West HS, West Bend, WI

2009  BALLOON PAYLOAD SUMMER INTERNS

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

Antonio Castillo
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Major: Electrical Engineering
High School: Preble HS, Green Bay, WI

Brittany Hauser
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Biomedical Engineering
High School: Wausau HS, Wausau, WI

Zach Parsons

Zachary Parsons
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Lincoln Park HS, Chicago, IL

Christopher Reichard
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Lake Country Lutheran HS, Oconomowoc, WI

Victorialynn Salas

Victorialynn Salas
Marquette University
Majors: Physics, Electrical Engineering
High School: Guam HS, Asan, Guam


2008 BALLOON PAYLOAD SUMMER INTERNS

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

Katie Allen
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Majors: Chemistry, Spanish, Social Change & Development
High School: Bay Port HS, Green Bay, WI

David Dahl
Carthage College
Majors: Physics, Mathematics
High School: Mary D Bradford HS, Kenosha, WI

Daniel Hawk
College of Menominee Nation
Majors: Human Biology, Pre-Nursing, Nutrition, Chemistry
High School: West De Pere HS, De Pere, WI

Cooper LaFond
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Electrical Engineering Technology
High School: Kaukauna HS, Kaukauna, WI

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

Nathan Sward
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Majors: Mechanical Engineering, Math
High School: Stevens Point Area HS, Stevens Point, WI

2007 BALLOON PAYLOAD SUMMER INTERNS

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

Kenion Blakeman
Carthage College, Kenosha
Major: Chemistry
High School: J.I. Case, Racine, WI

Jonathan Hart
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Majors: Physics, Electrical Engineering
High School: Grafton HS, Grafton, WI

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

Chelsey Jelinski
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Stevens Point Area Senior High, Stevens Point, WI

Caitlin Pennington
Carthage College, Kenosha
Major: Physics
High School: Belvidere HS, Belvidere, IL

Roderick Wilson
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: John Marshall HS, Milwaukee, WI

2006 BALLOON PAYLOAD SUMMER INTERNS

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

Brent Baumgartner
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Biomedical Engineering
High School: Milwaukee Pius XI, Milwaukee, WI

Brandon Blatter
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Majors: Mechanical Engineering and Physics
High School: Tremper HS, Racine, WI

Larissa Matheys
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Biomedical Engineering
High School: Viroqua HS, Viroqua, WI

Brent Schwert
Lawrence University
Major: Physics
High School: North Crawford HS, Gays Mills, WI

Matthew Woodruff
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Fond du Lac HS, Fond du Lac, WI

William Young
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Majors: Physics and Engineering
High School: Hartford Union HS, Hartford, WI

2005 BALLOON PAYLOAD SUMMER INTERNS

Meary Barbeau
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Mark Cichon
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Daniel Croisant
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Matt Dictus
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Thomas Hanlon
Ripon College

Eric Storvik
Milwaukee School of Engineering

2004 BALLOON PAYLOAD SUMMER INTERNS

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

Kevin Gross
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Major: Physics

Jessica Behrendt
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Electrical Engineering

Katrina Faucett
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Major: Physics & Engineering

Lance Blakeman
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Gordon Johnson
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Chemistry

John Osmanski
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Major: Biomedical Engineering