Naperville teen has out-of-this-world summer experience: Naperville teen tracks asteroid, makes friends at summer program

High school students just returning to classes might share stories of summer jobs, vacation trips or just hanging out. Naperville North High School senior Kimberly Dauber can talk about spending an intense 5½ weeks in Socorro, New Mexico, capturing images of a near-Earth asteroid with a computer-operated telescope, attending college-level lectures and doing advanced math homework. … Kimberly was one of 72 students chosen from 742 applicants for the program that is held in two locations — Socorro, N.M., and Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif. more

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