Tallahassee, Fla. —Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Winston Scott to the Eastern Florida State College District Board of Trustees.

Winston Scott

Scott, of Melbourne, is a Senior Vice President at the Florida Institute of Technology and a former National Aeronautics and Space Administration Astronaut. At NASA, he served as a mission specialist, logging over 24 days in space and three spacewalks. Scott also served in and received an honorable discharge from the United States Navy, earning the rank of Captain. He is also a licensed pilot and was the Executive Director of the Florida Space Authority. Scott earned his bachelor’s degree in music education from Florida State University and his master’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the United States Naval Postgraduate School.

This appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.




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