The Paisano

Students launch aeronautics and rocketry club

Photo courtesy of the Aeronautics and Rocketry Club

Adriene Goodwin

October 27, 2016

At 16 years old, Erick Castillon was depressed and dismayed with his low academic performance at Alamo Heights High School. A final attempt by his school counselor led him to Mr. Colin Lang’s class. Rocketry, it seemed, would become Castillon’s redemption. “I sucked at math; I sucked at science; I sucked at almost e...