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golden torch Award Winners…continued she has gained the reputation of an outstanding educator who goes above and beyond the call of duty. In the Martinsville schools, she instructs courses in programming, keyboarding applications, computer information systems, business economics, web design and more, and she designed and implemented many of the curricula she teaches. Howell sets high performance standards for herself, as well. After receiving her B.S. in business education at historically black North Carolina A&T State University, she earned an M.S. in early childhood education, an M.S. in business education from the University of North Carolina and is “all-but-dissertation” for a Ph.D. in career and technical education at Virginia Tech. Howell works with several community volunteer organizations, including and especially NSBE Jr. In 1999, she founded the Martinsville & Henry County chapter, the first NSBE Jr. chapter in Virginia. In her 10-year role as the chapter advisor, she fervently pursued opportunities for her student members to gain more exposure to math, science, engineering and leadership. With her commitment and her support, Martinsville & Henry County has become one of the most outstanding NSBE Jr. chapters in the nation. of Michigan, where he earned his B.S. in civil engineering in 1967. He went on to obtain his M.S. in civil engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1972 and attained the status of registered professional engineer in 1973. In 1974, Tull cofounded Jackson and Tull Chartered Engineers (J&T) and served as the company’s principal engineer for its first 10 years. Since Tull assumed sole ownership of J&T in 1990, he has grown the company into a diverse and highly competitive government contractor that now has several offices across the country, a staff of more than 230 engineers, technicians and support staff and annual revenue of about $32 million. In addition to achieving entrepreneurial success, Tull is actively involved in giving back to his community. He is a founding member of Concerned Black Men of Washington, D.C., a life member of the NAACP, a life member of the National Hampton Alumni Association and a committed patron of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges. ENTrEPrENEUr of THE yEar kNox w. TULL Jr., P.E. President, Jackson and Tull Knox Tull Jr. is known for being grounded in self-discipline, intellectual curiosity and respect for others, while also living by a strong commitment to the value of working to uplift the community. A native of Hampton, Va., Tull attended Hampton University for two years then transferred to the University NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL & TECHNICAL STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING Degrees Offered Architectural Engineering (B.S.) Bioengineering (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) Biological Engineering (B.S.) Chemical Engineering (B.S., M.S.) Civil Engineering (B.S., M.S.) Computer Engineering (B.S.) Computer Science (B.S., M.S.) Electrical Engineering (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) Geomatics (B.S.) FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT The College of Engineering North Carolina A&T State University 1601 East Market Street Greensboro, North Carolina 27411 (336) 334-7589 (phone) (336) 334-7540 (fax) or Visit us at www.eng.ncat.edu CorPoraTE CommUNITy SErvICE DEfINING THE fUTUrE, NorTHroP GrUmmaN Sandra Evers Manly, CorPoraTIoN Vice President of Corporate Responsibility, Northrop Grumman Corporation Industrial Engineering (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) Interdisciplinary General Engineering (B.S.) Mechanical Engineering (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) As a leading global defense and technology company, Northrop Grumman Corporation realizes the importance of inspiring the next generation to study math and science, hence the name of the company’s new community outreach initiative: “Defining the Future.” This multifaceted program is being implemented on the national and local scales and relies heavily on partnerships with community and employee volunteers. The goals of “Defining the Future” are to address the declining number of engineering and technical/vocational students in the U.S. The program puts www.nsbe.org 122 • march/april 2009 •

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Common Sense for Uncommon Times
Men of Influence
Love and Time
International News
Aris Freeman and Kyrra Mosley of Jacobs
Daniel Grant of NAVAIR
Re Kenebrew of Schlumberger
Shakti Davis of MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Philip Ryan of Toyota
Engineering Las Vegas
Show Time! NSBE's 35th Annual National Convention: Celebrating "Exponential Growth" in the "Entertainment Capital of the World"
Celebrating Academic Excellence
Company Profile
Finding Career Fair Success
CE Cover - Choosing Entrepreneurship
Help for Small Tech Businesses
AE Members on the Move
Advertisers Index
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