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Motlow State Community College
P.O. Box 8500
Lynchburg, TN 37352-8500
(931) 393-1500

Motlow's Billy Hix receives award from American Astronomical League

April 2, 2014

Billy Hix, Motlow College associate professor of education, recently received the Master Outreach Award from Naveen Vetcha, vice president of the American Astronomical League at the Von Braun Astronomical Society meeting in Huntsville. Hix directs the nationally recognized Motlow College STEM program, which teaches young students about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Hix and Dr. MaryLou Apple, Motlow College president, have set a goal that every fourth through seventh-grader in the Motlow 11-county service area will have a chance to be part of a dynamic presentation from Hix during their school career.