Post Notes

SAME Post Leaders are encouraged to publicize the recent activities and accomplishments of their Posts by submitting 500- to 1,000-word articles and high-resolution photos for publication in the Post Notes section of the SAME website or on the SAME Bricks and Clicks Blog. To submit a Post item for Post Notes, please complete the online for at

Carolina Midlands Post collects goods for deployed soldiers

On May 2012, the SAME Carolina Midlands Post partnered with Alliance Consulting Engineers to collect care packages for deployed soldiers serving overseas.

The care package drive was spearheaded by Otis Aleman, Program Manager, Carolina Midlands Post and supported by Deepal Eliatamby, President, Alliance Consulting Engineers. Food, board games and cards were collected and taken to the Blue Star Mothers in Charleston to be shipped overseas.

"The Carolina Midlands Post feels very strongly about providing a smile and a thank you to the men and women who are overseas protecting our freedom," said Aleman.

For more details, please contact Cindy Zwolensky. Learn more about the SAME Carolina Midlands Post by going to

Carolina Midlands Post supports the troops by collecting donations for deployed soldiers overseas.

Northern Virginia Post awards students

The SAME Northern Virginia Post hosted Celebrating our Future Engineers to present scholarship awards to students. The event also featured SAME Camps presentations by high school students and the 2012 Arlington Diocese Science Fair NoVA SAME Award. Celebrating our Future Engineers was held August 2, 2012 at the Fort Belvoir Officers' Club in Fort Belvoir, Va.

Post President Capt. Jay Manik, P.E., F.SAME, USCG (Ret.), welcomed the attendees while Camps Chair William Kilpatrick, Ph.D., PE, CEng, LEED AP, HPE, moderated the 2012 SAME Camp Presentations. The 2012 Scholarship Awards were presented by Scholarship Chair Capt. Tom Christensen, USN (Ret.)

Congratulations to the following presenters and award recipients:

The 2012 SAME Camp presenters included:

  • Ashley Huynh – Robinson Secondary School U.S. Army Camp, Vicksburg, Miss.
  • Spencer Cobb – Yorktown High School U.S. Marine Corps Camp, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
  • Lauren Schwartz – Lake Braddock High School U.S. Navy Seabees Camp, Port Hueneme, Calif.

The 2012 SAME Northern Virginia Post Student Scholarship awardees:

  • Carlos Flores-Garay – George Mason University
  • Sean Lindenmuth – George Mason University
  • Vincenzo Basile – George Mason University

The 2012 Arlington Diocese Science Fair NoVA SAME Award was given to:

  • Sophia Gull, Corpus Christi School Project: Up, Up and Away

Learn more about the Northern Virginia Post by going to Click here to see the 2012 Celebrating our Future Engineers program.  

Scott Field Post presents scholarships to students

The SAME Scott Field Post presented scholarships to engineering students on July 2012. The Post Sustaining Members contributed more than $9,000 to the Post's scholarship fund. The Post has various mentoring and outreach programs that promote and encourage students to study math, science and engineering. Go to to find out more about Scott Field Post and their Educational Outreach Programs.

Join SAME in supporting and promoting the educational and professional development of present and potential future engineers. Each year, SAME hosts numerous programs intended to achieve these goals, including workshops, webinars, educational sessions, scholarships, and outreach and mentoring activities. Support this cause by donating to the SAME Education & Mentoring Fund.

See slideshow of SAME Scott Field Post's scholarship presentations below:

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