NSSL hydrometeorologist featured on tribal news program

NSSL hydrometeorologist Suzanne Van Cooten is featured on the Chickasaw Nation tribal news channel this month.   Van Cooten is a member of the tribe.

The program focuses on the tribe’s Chickasaw Nation Aviation and Space Academy designed to inspire Chickasaw middle and high school students to pursue careers in science and technology.  The segment on Van Cooten is titled “Sky Reader,” and  highlights her career at NSSL as the perfect role model for children attending the camps.

Van Cooten emphasized the need for Native American students to pursue weather and water sciences to help improve the health and wellness of tribal communities.

CNTV produces their news program twice each month and can be found at www.chickasaw.tv.