CONGRESSMAN ELIOT ENGEL VISITS 10TH & 11TH GRADERS AVIATION AND APP PROGRAM TO AWARD TWO $10,000.00 SPONSORSHIPS AT NORTHEAST STEM STARTER ACADEMY AT BENJAMIN TURNER MIDDLE SCHOOL, MT. VERNON
Mount Vernon — Congressman Eliot Engel, along with program sponsors, visits Mount Vernon students at the Northeast STEM Starter Academy (NSSA), Saturday, June 3rd to award two $10,000.00 Sponsorships and recognize sponsors. The two Mount Vernon students who received $10,000.00 Sponsorships were Julian Orozco and Victoria Gomez-Smalls.
NSSA provides at-risk children attending public schools in Mount Vernon with an extracurricular STEM education enabling them to experience, explore and personalize the resulting discoveries. The Award Event will extend two $10,000.00 sponsorship awards to the two students that achieved the highest scores on their test and essay following completion of the 6-week STEM Enhanced Learning Program for 10th & 11th graders.
On hand joining Congressman Engel to present the Sponsorships and recognize the sponsors where Dr. Marsha Gordon, president/CEO, Business Council of Westchester, Tierney Saccavino, executive vice president, Acorda Therapeutics, Kenneth R. Theobalds, vice president, Entergy, Dr. Xiao-Lei Wang, acting dean, Pace University School of Education, Stephen Moroney, vice president, TD Bank, Raj Prakash, Sponsor, Disposable Hygiene Corp and John Golden of Stephen Gould Corp., Sponsor.