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TAME Scholarship Winners Announced for 2017

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The Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) is proud to announce the winners of our 2017 TAME Scholarships.

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Texas Students Win Big at STEM Competition

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Students from Engineering Design Challenge Team 33, "Three Musketeers," won the Special Award for Creativity at the 2017 State STEM Competition in San Antonio, Texas. The six team members represented six different TAME Chapters: Amarillo, Dallas, East Texas, Gulf Coast (Houston), Lubbock, and Wichita Falls. In alphabetical order: Andrea Ruedas, Markalen Watson, Joseph Nagera, Ashley Evans, Gabriela Garcia, and Jann Cabudoy. 

La Villita Historic District Welcomes Wind Turbines (Temporarily)

 

(San Antonio, TX) – La Villita Assembly Building in San Antonio’s historic Riverwalk district welcomes all kinds of crowds, from sports fans to wedding parties. On Saturday, April 8th, 2017, however, the building played host to something new: wind turbines.
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TAME Scholarship Applications Now Open

Calling all TAME graduating seniors!  Scholarship applications & letters of recommendation from TAME Club Sponsors are due at 11:59p on Monday, May 1st, 2017.
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Calling all TAME graduating seniors! TAME Freshman Scholarship applications for the 2017-2018 school year are now open. Applications, documentation, and letters of recommendation from TAME Club Sponsors are due to the TAME State Office no later than 11:59p on Monday, May 1st, 2017. Students submit one application to be considered for the following scholarships offered by TAME’s higher education and corporate partners: Midwestern State University (Freshman engineering) Prairie View A&M University (Freshman engineering) Texas A&M University (Freshman) Texas Tech University (Freshman engineering) The University of Texas at Austin (Freshman engineering) Chevron (STEM major, West Texas students only) ConocoPhillips (Specific majors, open to all students) Pratt & Whitney (STEM major, Wichita Falls students only) Who Can Apply for TAME Scholarships?  Applicants for TAME Freshman Scholarships must: Be a member of a registered TAME Club with a student registration on file Be currently enrolled in high school and scheduled to graduate at...
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2017 T-Shirt Design Contest Winners

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Winners Announced for Boeing "Behind the Next Big Thing" T-Shirt Design Contest


(Austin, TX) The Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering is pleased to announce the winner of the Boeing “Behind the Next Big Thing” T Shirt Design Contest for the 32nd Annual TAME State STEM Competition. TAME students across Texas submitted a record number of entries, impressing judges with artistic creativity and design.

Congratulations to Siddhant Puranik of TAME's Gulf Coast Chapter! Mr. Puranik of the T&T TAME Club is the first student from the Gulf Coast Chapter to win the contest in five years. He will receive a special invitation to the State STEM Competition on April 8th, hosted by CPS Energy at La Villita Assembly Building. At State Mr. Puranik will be presented with a $100 prize and a gift from our sponsor Boeing. His design will be unveiled on the day of the event, where it will be featured on the t-shirts, event programs and other materials that will be distributed to hundreds of participants. 
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2017 TAME Amarillo STEM Competition Results

(Odessa, TX) – The 2017 TAME West Texas STEM Competition was hosted at Odessa College on Saturday February 18, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 100 student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.


(Amarillo, TX) – The 2017 TAME Amarillo STEM Competition was hosted at the Amarillo Area Center for Advanced Learning (AACAL) on Saturday February 18, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.

Students competed in individual math and science tests and were grouped into teams to participate in an Engineering Design Challenge. This year's challenge was developed by engineers from Boeing. The top six students from each test and the top three teams from the Engineering Design Challenge were recognized. Three teams also received a special Judges' Choice Award for creative problem solving. 
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2017 TAME San Antonio STEM Competition Results

(Odessa, TX) – The 2017 TAME West Texas STEM Competition was hosted at Odessa College on Saturday February 18, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 100 student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.


(San Antonio, TX) – The 2017 TAME San Antonio STEM Competition was hosted by St. Philip’s College at the MLK Campus on Saturday February 25, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.

Students competed in individual math and science tests and were grouped into teams to participate in an Engineering Design Challenge. This year's challenge was developed by engineers from Boeing. The top three students from each test and the top four teams from the Engineering Design Challenge were recognized. Two teams also received a special Judges' Choice Award for creative problem solving. 
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2017 TAME West Texas STEM Competition Results

Test1st Place2nd Place3rd Place4th Place5th Place6th Place
6th GradeFernando CorralesHannah DouglasRobert LoyaJames TinklerIsaac ArellanoAndrea Urias
7th GradeUriel GalindoJohn ArcayanErick PandoAlfonso RamosAreli EscajedaEddie Wittenbarger
8th GradeBrayden BaumAlejandra VallesAnais LaraNickoli AguirreAndrea NavarreteConsuelo Celine
9th GradeReuben WoodsAmi BaezaDeidre MoralesGlenn DeLaPenaDamien GalindoCaeden Gamboa
10th GradeDavid HuntLeonardo UribeHaley LavergneAlejandrina ElmsPaola FlotteKatelyn Valenzuela
11th GradeIvye Blythe DolinoAlberto BarreraNahama LujanDavid RiveroRuben HurtadoMelani Anguiano
12th GradeDamaris PerazaPrabda GutierrezMya DavisTashiana ShipmanDominic StricklandSantos Aguirre

1st Place2nd Place3rd PlaceJudges' Choice
Thing 2Bob the CatMaaach 15Happy Unprepared Inspired HIMMRA
Abigail FrankIsaac ArellanoAbigail McGuireAlvaro Castro
Alberto BarreraJohn ArcayanAiden MelgozaHannah Douglas
Ami BaezaMelani AnguianoAutumn MikellIvye Blythe Dolino
Andy BaezaNickoli AguirreCarlos MedellinMarina Duran
Glenn DeLaPenaSantos AguirreHagen MillerMontserrat Ceballos
Mia MelendezRaymond Dulaney

(Odessa, TX) – The 2017 TAME West Texas STEM Competition was hosted at Odessa College  on Saturday February 18, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 100 student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region. Students competed in individual math and science tests and were grouped into teams to participate in an Engineering Design Challenge. This year's challenge was developed by engineers from Boeing . The top six students from each test and the top three teams from the Engineering Design Challenge were recognized. One team also received a special Judges' Choice Award for creative problem solving.  Shell Oil sponsored an ‘Outstanding Senior’ Award, which was presented with a laptop to Damaris Peraza of Presidio High School . The Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) is a statewide 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1976 that enables Texas students to pursue careers in Science, Technology,...
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2017 TAME Gulf Coast STEM Competition Results

(Houston, TX) – The 2017 TAME Gulf Coast STEM Competition was hosted at The University of Houston on Saturday February 11, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 130 student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.


(Houston, TX) – The 2017 TAME Gulf Coast STEM Competition was hosted at The University of Houston on Saturday February 11, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 130 student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.

Students competed in individual math and science tests and were grouped into teams to participate in an Engineering Design Challenge. This year's challenge was developed by engineers from Boeing. The top seven students from each test and the top three teams from the Engineering Design Challenge were recognized. Three teams also received a special Judges' Choice Award for creative problem solving.
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2017 TAME Valley STEM Competition Results

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6th GradeFrancisco EspinozaAaron GuerreroJose Cortez
7th GradeJaqueline OchoaMario GomezEmiliano Rodriguez
8th GradeCasey IbarraMelanie SilvaMeaghan Moya

1st Place2nd Place3rd PlaceJudges' Choice for Best TeamworkJudges' Choice for Most Innovative
Team 11Team 3Team 5Team 10Team 8
Emiliano BocanegraAaron GuerreroIsaac EscalonAxel GarciaDiego Armendaiz
Jorge RomanChase JacksonJoaquin OzunaErick PenaErik Cano
Lynsey TorresCristina KnightNestor SalasAbigal CarrizalesGabiel A. Garcia
Martin Martinez ZapataEmily GomezRaul GonzalezKiara GomezLizbeth Raya
Ruby SalinasJaqueline OchoaVictoria CastilloNereyda BarreraLuis Martinez
Magaly PinonVivianne MedinaManuel Martinez

(Edinburg, TX) – The 2017 TAME Valley STEM Competition was hosted by The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley  on Saturday February 18, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 60 student competitors (grades 6-8) from across the region. Students competed in individual math and science tests and were grouped into teams to participate in an Engineering Design Challenge. This year's challenge was developed by engineers from Boeing . The top three students from each test and the top three teams from the Engineering Design Challenge were recognized. Two teams also received a special Judges' Choice Award for creative problem solving. The Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) is a statewide 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1976 that enables Texas students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). In addition to testing student knowledge of math and science concepts, the competition...
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2017 TAME Capital Area STEM Competition Results

The 2017 TAME Capital Area STEM Competition was hosted at The University of Texas at Austin on Saturday February 4, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 200 student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.


(Austin, TX) – The 2017 TAME Capital Area STEM Competition was hosted at The University of Texas at Austin on Saturday February 4, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 200 student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.

Students competed in individual math and science tests and were grouped into teams to participate in an Engineering Design Challenge. This year's challenge was developed by engineers from Boeing. The top three students from each test and the top three teams from the Engineering Design Challenge were recognized. Three teams also received a special Judges' Choice Award for creative problem solving.
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2017 TAME Lubbock STEM Competition Results

(Lubbock, TX) – The 2017 TAME Lubbock STEM Competition was hosted by Texas Tech University on Saturday January 28, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 70 student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.


(Lubbock, TX) – The 2017 TAME Lubbock STEM Competition was hosted by Texas Tech University on Saturday January 28, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 70 student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.

Students competed in individual math and science tests and were grouped into teams to participate in an Engineering Design Challenge. This year's challenge was developed by engineers from Boeing. The top six students from each test and the top two teams from the Engineering Design Challenge were recognized. Three teams also received a special Judges' Choice Award for creative problem solving.
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2017 TAME Wichita Falls STEM Competition Results

The 2017 TAME Wichita Falls STEM Competition was hosted by Midwestern State University on Saturday February 4, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 80 student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.

(Wichita Falls, TX) – The 2017 TAME Wichita Falls STEM Competition was hosted by Midwestern State University on Saturday February 4, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 80 student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.

Students competed in individual math and science tests and were grouped into teams to participate in an Engineering Design Challenge. This year's challenge was developed by engineers from Boeing. The top six students from each test and the top three teams from the Engineering Design Challenge were recognized. Three teams also received a special Judges' Choice Award for creative problem solving.
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2017 TAME Fort Worth STEM Competition Results

Test1st Place2nd Place3rd Place4th Place5th Place6th Place
6th GradeJosh WuAlex NguyenDujan PathakDaniel HansannaTan HaJaden Johnson
7th GradeChloe GuerreroElaine ZhuJenae EliasJessica SotoEduardo DominguezGabriel Mancinas
8th GradeRaymond NguyenCecilia RomeroAmy PhanYasmin ToresLuis GonzalesTuongvy Ha
9th GradeRobert "Ben"TaylorTai HaNaia Walkins-GarnerObed GonzalezAbigail Nashed
10th GradeGrace DisalviZachary DiPaulaJonathan GarnerTin HaJorge BaquierJosh George
11th GradeDavid SerratoSorin PenaJesse JaraamilloNoah Castro
12th GradeAlexander BanJared Cervantez

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Team 8Team 2Team 7Team 9Team 10Team 3

(Fort Worth, TX) – The 2017 TAME Fort Worth STEM Competition was hosted at Richland High School  on Saturday January 28, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region. Students competed in individual math and science tests and were grouped into teams to participate in an Engineering Design Challenge. This year's challenge was developed by engineers from Boeing . The top six students from each test and the top three teams from the Engineering Design Challenge were recognized. Three teams also received a special Judges' Choice Award for creative problem solving. The Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) is a statewide 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1976 that enables Texas students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). In addition to testing student knowledge of math and science concepts, the competition promotes teamwork, leadership, and...
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2017 TAME Dallas STEM Competition Results

(Dallas, TX) – The 2017 TAME Dallas STEM Competition was hosted at Tarrant County College on Saturday February 11, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 80 student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.

(Dallas, TX) – The 2017 TAME Dallas STEM Competition was hosted at Tarrant County College on Saturday February 11, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together over 80 student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.

Students competed in individual math and science tests and were grouped into teams to participate in an Engineering Design Challenge. This year's challenge was developed by engineers from Boeing. The top three students from each test and the top three teams from the Engineering Design Challenge were recognized. Three teams also received a special Judges' Choice Award for creative problem solving.
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2017 TAME Golden Triangle STEM Competition Results

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(Beaumont, TX) – The 2017 TAME Golden Triangle STEM Competition was hosted at Lamar University on Saturday February 4, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region.

Students competed in individual math and science tests and were grouped into teams to participate in an Engineering Design Challenge. This year's challenge was developed by engineers from Boeing. The top three students from each test and the top three teams from the Engineering Design Challenge were recognized. One team also received a special Judges' Choice Award for creative problem solving.
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2017 TAME San Angelo STEM Competition Results

Test1st Place2nd Place3rd Place4th Place
6th GradeMichael TreesAaron Green
7th GradeMason CaveZachary StipanovicJoshua Mayben
8th GradeCody EnckNate Scott
9th GradeGarrett GuerreroMatthew TreesCarson Green
10th GradeNathan Waldron
11th GradeBenjamin Ingalls Jon BinderAlexandria KempSergio DelRio
12th GradeCole CaveStephen Stipanovic

1st Place2nd Place3rd PlaceJudges' Choice
Benjamin Ingalls Alexandria KempJon BinderAaron Green
Michael TreesCarson GreenMatthew TreesCole Cave
Nathan WaldronGarrett GuerreroNate ScottJoshua Mayben
Zachary StipanovicMason CaveStephen StipanovicSergio DelRio

(San Angelo, TX) – The 2017 TAME San Angelo STEM Competition was hosted at the Recreation Facility of Plaza Verde Residence Hall at Angelo State University  on Saturday February 4, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region. Students competed in individual math and science tests and were grouped into teams to participate in an Engineering Design Challenge. This year's challenge was developed by engineers from Boeing . The top six students from each test and the top three teams from the Engineering Design Challenge were recognized. One team also received a special Judges' Choice Award for creative problem solving. "The students enjoyed the design challenge very much," said Competition Coordinator and Chapter Chair Janice Trees. "As usual it was the highlight of the day." Faculty from TAME's higher education partner Angelo State University joined in the events of...
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2017 TAME East Texas STEM Competition Results

Test1st Place2nd Place3rd Place4th Place5th Place6th Place
6th GradeGrant Beakley
7th GradeIssac TesserBryce WilladsonKaleb HogueEthan MorganIman Dar
8th GradeJann CabudoyIra RobertsZachary RussellPedro MontanoBerenice JuarezDeAundre Heath
9th GradeSterling BeakleyJessica HosmerMercedes EstradaItzel LaraWestley PhillipsSadalvia Wallace
11th GradeRandy PhanAndres SerranoJennifer lbarra

1st Place2nd Place3rd PlaceJudges' Choice
Sterling BeakleyIra RobertsEthan MorganIra Roberts
Westley PhillipsKaleb HogueGrant BeakleyKaleb Hogue
Zachary RussellPedro MontanoIman DarPedro Montano
Samantha HosmerJessica HosmerSamantha Hosmer

(Longview, TX) – The 2017 TAME East Texas STEM Competition was hosted at the Abbot Aviation Center of LeTourneau University at the East Texas Regional Airport on Saturday January 27, 2017. The event, held free of cost to participants, brought together student competitors (grades 6-12) from across the region. Students competed in individual math and science tests and were grouped into teams to participate in an Engineering Design Challenge. This year's challenge was developed by engineers from Boeing . The top six students from each test and the top three teams from the Engineering Design Challenge were recognized. One of the teams also received a special Judges' Choice Award for creative problem solving. The Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) is a statewide 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1976 that enables Texas students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). In addition to testing student knowledge of...
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T-Shirt Design Contest Now Open

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Boeing "Behind the Next Big Thing" T-Shirt Design Contest Registered students from TAME Clubs across Texas are invited to submit their design for the 13th annual T-Shirt Design Contest, sponsored by Boeing . The winning design will be featured on the t-shirts, event programs and other materials given to hundreds of participants at the State STEM Competition . The winner will be awarded a cash prize of $100. If the winning student is in grades 6-12, he or she will also receive an invitation to the State STEM Competition. A date and location for State will be announced soon at TAME.org/Schedule . For contest details, examples of past winning designs, and a downloadable contest form, visit TAME.org/Shirt . Submit your entry by the March 7th deadline: Read More

Trailblazer Delivers 10 Days of Science at Superbowl

Trailblazer Delivers 10 Days of Science at Superbowl
What gives Martellus Bennett an awesome touchdown advantage? SCIENCE. What gives Matt Ryan a lift? SCIENCE. From torque to velocity, football is as much about physics as it is about winning. Find your own SUPERBOWL SCIENCE this weekend and all week long at the Trailblazer traveling STEM museum! Thanks to support from Raytheon , TAME will be bringing STEM to the Super Bowl for all 10 days of the Super Bowl Live Event, January 28th - February 5th. Find the Trailblazer at Discovery Green in downtown Houston, along with many other free, family-friendly exhibits, performances, food, and a 90-foot tall virtual reality trip to Mars! See more on the Superbowl Live event page: Read More Look up schedule & directions to Discovery Green: Read More Physics are such a key player in football that NBC Learn created a 10 part series on the subject! Find out how professional athletes use...
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Divisional STEM Competitions: Schedules & Practice Tests

Divisional STEM Competitions: Schedules & Practice Tests


New Practice Tests for Divisionals

Why is TAME switching to tests by grade level? Where are the practice tests that were listed by subject? As we announced earlier this year, TAME's Divisional and State STEM Competitions are evolving to better meet the needs of our participants. One big change that you’ll see in competitions this spring is the new individual test format.  Read more about how the new test format works in our blog post, New Test Format for STEM Competitions.

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