Asteroid Named for Madisonville High SchoolFeatured Stories, News Friday, December 7th, 2012
Four years in the making, Madisonville High School has a presence in space.
Astronomy teacher Denise Rothrock says an asteroid discovered by students in 2008 between Mars and Jupiter is officially named Madisonville High.
Rothrock says what is normally a ten year process to approve a name took four years.
Rothrock says they are waiting for confirmation of naming eight more asteroids.
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