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Final launch: CCJHS grad's career reaches crossroad with final shuttle launch

August 1, 2011

Dawn Meyer at launch pad 39A with Discovery for STS-131 in March of 2010

CAPE CANAVERAL — As the world watched history unfold with the swan song Space Shuttle voyage recently, one local woman, who’d been a part of the monumental program since its inaugural flight nearly three decades ago, witnessed the closing of a chapter in her life she will not soon forget.
For 28 years a Columbia City native has worked in the shuttle program. Dawn (Smith) Meyer graduated from Columbia City Joint High School in 1978.
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