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ECC Team Honored for Balloon Challenge Success

Jobi Cook, associate director of the North Carolina Space Grant, traveled to Tarboro on June 21 to present members of Edgecombe Community College’s critECCly stable team with awards won in the NC Space Grant Community College High Altitude Ballooning Challenge and Competition held in April. ECC’s team received plaques for winning Best Overall Team and Best Photo/Video. From left are ECC instructors Trey Cherry and Rebecca Stamilio Ehret, students Copeland Lachapelle and Emilee Moore, Jobi Cook, and ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod.