Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Join us! Engineering Expo - Thursday, Feb. 13 @ MHS

The SBISD Engineering Expo is open to all district middle and high school students & families!

Join us on Thursday, Feb. 13 from 6:30 - 8 PM at Memorial High School.  Event sponsored by Memorial High School’s Academy of Engineering and Project Lead The Way (PLTW) students with support from current programs at Landrum, Spring Branch and Spring Forest middle schools, and Memorial, Stratford, Spring Woods and Northbrook high schools. Hear how PLTW programs are growing!


Program Participants:
• Local engineering colleges and schools
• New HCC + University of Texas-Tyler Engineering Pathway program
• ExxonMobil and other regional engineers talk about their fields
• After school mentoring programs

What You Can Expect:
• A brief presentation by Memorial High Master Teacher and PLTW State Lead Shelly Tornquist will be followed by opportunities for students and families to learn more about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)
• Register for event door prizes and a scholarship drawing

High School Seniors:
• Are you still deciding on colleges and universities?
• Meet with local engineers to hear about projects they are working on
• Make contacts for possible future internships and summer opportunities
• Register for door prizes and a scholarship!

High School Juniors and Others, including Middle School Students:
• Learn about opportunities in middle and high school engineering programs
• Meet with mentoring programs • Talk with local college representatives
• Register for door prizes

For more information, please contact Shelly Tornquist at 713-251-2698 or email her at


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