HARRIS COUNTY SCHOOL TEACHER NAMED A NASA JPL SOLAR SYSTEM AMBASSADOR

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HARRIS COUNTY SCHOOL TEACHER NAMED A NASA JPL SOLAR SYSTEM AMBASSADOR

 

 

HAMILTON, GA (MARCH 28, 2023) – A Park Elementary teacher has been selected as a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s (JPL) Solar System Ambassador (SSA).

 

Heather Westad, a first-grade teacher, was recently selected to be part of the SSA program, which is intended to communicate the science and excitement of NASA's space exploration missions and discoveries through such volunteers with the people in their communities.

 

Volunteer ambassadors in communities throughout the country are selected by JPL based on their backgrounds and on their plans for public outreach activities.


The Harris County School District is in Hamilton, Georgia.  For more information, visit www.harris.k12.ga.us or call (706) 628-4206.

 

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Photo: Park Elementary’s Heather Westad

 

About the Harris County School District

Georgia’s Harris County School District is an accredited K-12 school system based in the county seat of Hamilton, Georgia. It serves nearly 5,500+ students with four elementary schools, one intermediate school, one middle school, one high school, and one performance learning center. With a vision of “one community committed to educational excellence for every child,” Harris County School District continually strives to provide students what they need to become the future workforce and society. For more information, visit www.harris.k12.ga.us or the Facebook or Twitter pages (@HCSDga).