Patriots NSBE's Jr. ChapterExecutive Officers
National Society of Black Engineers
2017 - 2018 Patriots Chapter 3238
Chizaram Ugboh, Vice President
Mikayla Hill, President
Kiera Drew, Secretary
SECURING THE PIPELINE P PIPELINE....
Amiel Shelton, Treasurer
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General Information: Students joining the Patro-Tech Science Club receive a complimentary membership to the Patriots National Society of Black Engineering, Jr. Chapter. Students
from 4th - 12th grade is eligible to compete in NSBE's STEM programs and competitions. Patriots have been one of the largest NSBE's Junior Chapter. The chapter offers important advantages
for future engineers and scientists.
There are monthly workshop meetings with guest presenters, competitions, out-of-town conference, college fairs, and a Lego and Robotics team. In general, the program is college-oriented, helping students to understand what different science and technology field involve, to plan for college and careers in one of these fields, and to get excited about the possibilities. As a member, students received a bi-annual magazine called NSBE's BRIDGE. The Bridge magazine will have information on SAT/ACT, college admission, preparation assistance, scholarships, science fair, mentoring, and tutoring.
Program: Below is a list of workshops:
- Cyber Security
- Video Games/Flash Animation
- Lego Competition
- Teen Engineering Design
- Making Beat/Fundamental of Recording
- Computer Building
- Life Skills
Competitions and Conference:
College Fairs: We encourage members to attend College Fairs, currently including those organized by Congress member Donna Edward and the KAPPA SAT prep workshops College Expo. There is also a recruitment fair organized by the Government's intelligence agencies. The intelligence agencies pay some students' college tuition in exchange for career service after graduation.
Robotics Teams: The NSBE's Jr. The chapter has its own robotics team!
Business and Government support: NSBE's activities receive support from a wide range of government and corporate sponsors such as Bank of America, NAVSE, NAVY, DOD, Air Force, Coast Guard, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, BAE Systems, Booz Allen and Hamilton, MITRE, PEPCO, and Microsoft and from many individual volunteers. Patriots is seeking external support for expanding the program to incorporate a comprehensive pre-college assistance program.
Fees: Patriots members will receive a complementary membership to NSBE.
-Try-Math-A-Lon is free
- Black Engineer of the Year award conference is $30
- Summer and fall conferences cost approximately $250 (all costs)
- National conference cost approximately $600 (all costs)
- College fairs are free