General Membership Meeting
The Panama City SAME Post held its first virtual membership meeting on 17 June 2020. It was a partnership meeting with SAME, FES, ITE, & APWA. The June program featured Mr. Chris Evers, Executive Coordinator Florida Pavement Preservation Council, Presenting: "Our Pavement's Pandemic". We also recognize our 2020 High School and College Scholarship Winners as part of the session. There were over 100 attendees registered.
2020 Scholarship Program
June 2020 Update: For this year's program, in total the Panama City Post awarded 11 scholarship grants totaling $15,625.00 to four high school students and seven college students. Recipients were recognized during the 17 June 2020 Virtual Membership Meeting. Click Here for information on the meeting. Congratulations to the 2020 SAME Scholarship recipients!
High School Graduate Recipients:
Brayden Pitts - Richard C. Woodworth Honorary Scholarship
David (Zeb) Kelley
The purpose of the Panama City Post Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance to local high school and college students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in the fields of study related to engineering or architecture. The number of scholarships granted and total dollar amount is dependent on quality and quantity of applications received. Typical awards are between $1250 and $1700. Students who win a scholarship in one year may apply for another scholarship in following years. Students eligible for our scholarship program include:
· Seniors at high schools in Bay County, Calhoun County, and Gulf County
· Students at Gulf Coast State College (GCSC), Florida State University-Panama City (FSU-PC)
· Students at other institutes of higher learning but whose family lives in the local area
· Previous Panama City Post scholarship recipients from Bay County, Calhoun County, or Gulf County for the duration of their undergraduate program, regardless of the family's location.
All eligible students must attend or plan to attend a 2-year or 4-year accredited college/university to study engineering or architecture. Selection criteria include:
- Academic achievements
- School and community involvement
- Personal motivation
- Commitment to a career in engineering or architecture
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM RESOURCES:
· Scholarship Application for High School Students
· Scholarship Application for College Students
Scholarship Committee Chairperson, The Society of American Military Engineers (S.A.M.E.)
Panama City Post: Amabelle Paquia, APaquia@drmp.com
SAME Summer Camps for High School Students
SAME has been conducting STEM Engineering & Construction Camps for almost 20 years. Our STEM camps are world-class and feature a very impressive record of producing thousands of engineers and STEM graduates. Our camps are for high school students and generally feature hands-on activities, conducted in a competitive environment, promoting teamwork, leadership, project management, and problem solving. Each of our camps have a unique curriculum with the common thread being a challenging environment and hands-on activities. Check back Spring 2021 for Camp Information.
For additional information visit the SAME National website: https://www.same.org/STEMCAMPS/Camps
Quarterly Newsletters & Other Documents
Panama City Post Awards Program