Former Student June Scobee '83 named Aggie Trailblazer by the Texas A&M Foundation


photo credit: Texas A&M Foundation
Written by: CEHD Communications Staff
Post date: August 03, 2015

As June Scobee ‘83 sat on the ivory sofa in the living room of her Chattanooga townhome, she draped a gold chain across her neck.

“I just returned from the gym,” she apologized. “I had time to shower and dress, but I still need to put on my necklace.”

Scobee spearheaded the Challenger Center for Space Science Education to continue the Challenger crew’s educational mission.

Apart from her diploma and a large pine bookcase she purchased in Spring, Texas, Scobee’s home bears little indication of her Lone Star State connection. She’s not situated on acres of ranchland nor does she festoon her walls with Texas stars or A&M pennants. But the petite 73-year-old has a rich Texas history, one that took her from San Antonio to the Johnson Space Center to Aggieland.

 

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