Kiera Wilmot

Cleared of Charges of Setting Off a School Explosion, Florida Honor Student Heads to Space Camp

Thanks to the efforts of 18-year NASA veteran Homer Hickam, now an author whose  famous memoir “Rocket Boys,” later adapted into the film “October Sky,”  Kiera Wilmot and her twin sister are now heading to space camp! From ABCNews: The explosion struck a chord with 18-year NASA...

Kiera Wilmot Will Not Be Prosecuted

Kiera, 16, was a student at Bartow High School until last month when she was arrested after she mixed toilet bowl cleaner and aluminum foil in a water bottle on school grounds, a police report stated. She was arrested and faced felony charges for possessing a weapon on campus and discharging a destructive device.

Teen Charged With A Felony and Expelled Over Botched Science Experiment

As school districts around the nation attempt to encourage students to take an interest in math and science, one Florida honor student has been expelled from school and is facing felony chargers over an apparent experiment gone awry. By all accounts 16-year-old Kiera Wilmot is...