Six SEMAA graduates received the 2008 NASA SEMAA Next Generation Pioneer Award. This prestigious national award is presented annually to leading NASA SEMAA graduates for their long term participation in SEMAA and subsequent accomplishments related to the study of STEM.
In Miami, 30 NASA SEMAA students participated in building a single-engine airplane as part of the "Build & Soar" program.
The National Research Council recognized NASA SEMAA as an excellent project for reaching underserved students.
On September 24, 2007, Harvard University presented NASA SEMAA with a Finalist Award for the 2007 Innovations in American Government Award Competition.
NASA SEMAA sites at Tennessee, New Mexico and Florida are collaborating on a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Three SEMAA graduates received the 2007 NASA SEMAA Next Generation Pioneer Award.