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Ashwyn Sam: Full-ride Knight-Hennessy scholarship pays for three years at Stanford

Ashwyn Sam admits it: He’s kind of a procrastinator. “I like to think that I like to work slow, but it’s actually procrastination,” he says with a smile in his voice. His drive to “work slow” is why, when he decided to apply to be one of the prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholars for 2020—a scholarship worth about $300,000 total, covering all costs of attending Stanford, including tuition, housing, meal plan,

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Worldwide win spells relief for hard-working rocket team

Rocket Mocs team Andrew Byrd Sean Conway Jonathan DeGuzman Mason Gregoire Alex Trotter Ashwyn Sam, advisor and member of the 2018 Rocket Mocs Dillon Grider, advisor and member of 2017 Rocket Mocs John Brand, simulation advisor Trevor Elliott, UC Foundation assistant professor of UTC mechanical engineering Rocket Mocs sponsors Miller Industries: 3D Printing of nose cone prototypes Chris’ Rocket Supplies: Materials and shipping support Moto-Joe & Altus Metrum: Materials

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Top 10 most-read stories of 2018 cover a lot of ground

Here is a list of the Top 10 most-read stories on the UTC website for 2018

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No. 1 Rocket Mocs honored by Mayor Berke

In honor of earning the No. 1 ranking in the country, UTC’s student rocket team—the Rocket Mocs—were recognized by Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke for the achievement.

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UTC Rocket Mocs team ranked No. 1 in the United States

The UTC rocket team wowed the crowd when it was announced that its rocket reached more than 11,000 feet in height and almost 1,300 mph.

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