Renton students qualify for Washington Aerospace Scholars summer residency

The residency includes a six-day experience at the Museum of Flight from June to July.

Two local students who live Renton — Maura McDougall from Seattle Christian High School and Alexandria Hennessey-Johnson who is homeschooled — qualified for the Washington Aerospace Scholars (WAS) summer residency.

The WAS is designed to connect high school juniors with educational and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through hands-on interaction and professional guidance, according to a media release.

The residency includes a six day experience at the Museum of Flight throughout June and July.