April 11, 2012- SAME Tampa Bay Post awarded members for their contributions to the Society. The Post presented JR Kozera, Business Development Manager for HSA Engineers & Scientists, the distinguished SAME Regional Vice President (RVP) Medal for his efforts in promoting the Society’s mission of developing future engineers through outreach and mentoring. He was instrumental in establishing a need-based scholarship at the University of South Florida for engineering students with an emphasis in ROTC involvement. Kozera is also actively involved in encouraging and selecting high school students to attend SAME Engineering and Construction Camps. The camps are designed for high school students who excel in math, science and technical courses and are interested in pursuing engineering in college.
In addition to the RVP Medal, the post awarded RVP coins to the following distinguished members: