HOUSTON, TX, November 24, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Jarrell J. Priess has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Coupled with the encouragement of his mother, Mr. Priess decided to join the military and enlist in the U.S. National Guard in 1954 following the Korean War. In 1986, he retired as a lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Army Reserve. Equally inspired to delve into engineering by his father, an electrical engineer, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas. In the years following his graduation, Mr. Priess has steadily found much success within the engineering and aerospace industries.
Now retired, Mr. Priess had established himself as a noteworthy aerospace engineer and facilities coordinator at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, located in Houston. Affiliated with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for more than five decades, he is most gratified by his nearly 35-year career within the U.S. Army, in which he supported the military in a number of remarkable endeavors. Notably, Mr. Priess participated as a staff member with a team that modified aircrafts which were utilized by astronauts for when they returned to the Earth's atmosphere.
Attributing his profound success to the diligent work ethic he developed in his youth, as well as a driving force to succeed in his profession, Mr. Priess has obtained numerous accolades in recognition of his ventures. In 1976, he was presented with the Superior Sustainability Award. Likewise, he accepted several Superior Performance Appraisals from NASA over the course of his career. Most recently, Mr. Priess was inducted to the Stafford Kansas Hall of Fame in October of 2014.
Currently residing in Houston, Mr. Priess is the proud father of two daughters. He is also a loving grandfather to four grandchildren and great-grandfather of a great-grandchild. Looking toward the future, Mr. Priess intends to continue enjoying his retirement whilst supporting his favorite hobbies and activities.
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