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NSBE Annual National Convention Las Vegas, Nev. March 25–29, 2009 Energizing Creativity to Achieve Exponential Growth Pre-College Initiative Conference Greetings, NSBE Jr.! I welcome you to Las Vegas for the 35th NSBE Annual National Convention, in my home region, The Mighty SIX!!! This convention’s PCI Conference is set to be the best you’ve ever experienced, with a long menu of exciting and educational activities and events. Our convention theme this year encourages us all to do our part in “Energizing Creativity to Achieve Exponential Growth.” So, I encourage you to take all that you learn, see and do in Las Vegas and share it with others. Our host city is a dazzling, glamorous playground with many hidden treasures. Have you ever wondered how Las Vegas operates? By participating in guided, behindthe-scenes tours, you will have a chance to experience and visit numerous attractions, such as the Eiffel Tower replica, Caesar’s Palace Fountain of the Gods, the Shark Reef Aquarium and the Stratosphere Hotel thrill rides. Other guided tours on the agenda include the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and an engineering marvel, the Hoover Dam. You’ll have many opportunities to grow and have fun at the PCI Conference. You can learn science and engineering concepts by participating in hands-on engineering design projects and competitions. You can learn about careers in engineering by talking with employees of top technology companies. You can learn what it takes to be a leader, from dynamic speakers and workshops. You can learn to take control of your schoolwork and get a “Guaranteed A+.” You can meet college recruiters at the College Fair and meet working engineers at the Career Fair. And the list goes on. Your evening activities will include a talent show featuring PCI students; a game room with video games, board games and cards; themed dances; the PCI Prom and more. In college, my mentor constantly reminded me that “failing to plan is planning to fail.” Plan to be successful by attending the 2009 PCI Conference! Come ready to learn and to gather the tools you need to be a winner. I look forward to meeting you and seeing you participate in this wonderful event. Jasmine D. Wall NSBE 2009 Pre-Collegiate Initiative Conference Chair Jasmine D. Wall 72 • march/april 2009 • www.nsbe.org

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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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