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Engineers Week Banquet

2018 Engineers Week was held Feb 18-24, 2018. RJEC local Activities included the annual banquet on Thu 2/22/18 at the Jefferson Hotel.  Our 2018 keynote speaker was Clayton P Turner (Bio)  Mr Turner is the Deputy Director of NASA’s Langley Research Center.  

Student Essays

The 2018 Student Essay essay contest winners were Tanvi Allada from Highland Springs HS (Written Essay) and Kaitlyn Cook from Falling Creek MS (see the Video). Other finalists included Logan Mills, Cayla Mayen, Gray Jones, and Peter Zhang. All Middle and High School students were encouraged to enter.  For reference here are the rules for the 2018 contest contest rules

Speakers and Other Awards

Our 2018 keynote speaker, Mr Clayton P Turner was the Deputy Director of the NASA  Langley Research Center. He spoke about the important research being conducted there including their celebrating 100 years of aerospace innovation.

At the 2018 banquet the Engineer of the Year award was presented to Richard Jackson of Dow-DuPont  The Dr Rodney E Hanneman Community Service Award was presented to Mr Kevin O’Meara, P.E. of the Timmons Group. Mr. Jeffrey Lighthiser P.E. of Draper Arden received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

2018 RJEC Chair, Mr John Midyette presented the 2018 Chairs Cup Award to Mr Mike Crimmins

Photos from the 2018 Banquet