The ARCS Foundation Metro Washington Chapter has selected aerospace engineering undergraduate students Madeline Caracappa and Haley Patel as ARCS Scholars for 2017-2018. Both Caracappa and Patel are sophomores in the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering and active in programs at the university. Caracappa is a member of the NearSpace High Altitude Balloon Payload Program where she has participated in a number of high-altitute payloads. Patel has participated in the First Year Innovation and Research Experience (FIRE) program since her Freshman year. Click here for the complete UMD article on these two outstanding students.