April 2020: Character of the Month – Commander Michael Stanton
This month we will be looking at the man that keeps Challenger running: Commander Michael Stanton! The chief engineer who originally was an assistant professor at Starfleet Training Command. Here are five facts about him!
- At age 12, he disassembled and rebuilt both of the family’s hovercars, and rewired the entire household computer network.
- He was assigned to the Miranda NV-07 for two years while it patrolled Earth’s colonies.
- Originally he was meant to become the Chief Engineer of the Discovery NX-04, however Starfleet re-assigned him due to the death of Challenger‘s captain had a significant impact on the originally picked crew.
- He enjoys playing tennis and squash!
- Even though he is shy to most people, since joining Challenger he has become good friends with the captain and first officer!