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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

1st Place2nd Place3rd PlaceJudges' ChoiceJudges' Choice Judges' Choice
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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Bring a Boeing-sponsored Family STEM Event to your community! Applications due 3/21.

Bring a Boeing-sponsored Family STEM Event to your community! 

"It was science, but it was AWESOME." That's what one elementary student said after leaving the Trailblazer, the STEM-museum-on-wheels that's a big part of the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME)'s mission to connect Texas students to careers in STEM.

The truth is, a lot of kids aren't quite as excited about science as we are.... at least, not yet. The hands-on exhibits on the Trailblazer are designed to get kids thinking about science and other STEM fields in a new way, and encourage them to think of themselves as computer whizzes, astronauts, cardiologists, and much more.
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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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Super Bowl Science Brings 12,000 Visitors to Trailblazer

Super Bowl Science Brings 12,000 Visitors to Trailblazer  #DrivingSTEM #LonestarSTEM #SuperBowl2017

Football aside, there was lots to do at Super Bowl Live, a 10-day event held at Discovery Green in downtown Houston: the event offered family-friendly exhibits, performances, food, and a virtual reality trip to Mars. Even in this context, the Trailblazer, a mobile science museum, got a lot of attention.

Thanks to support from Raytheon, the Trailblazer, a flagship program of the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME), welcomed visitors for all 10 days of the event. Over 12,000 people stepped onboard (a few at a time!) to explore the Trailblazer’s hands-on exhibits on space, aeronautics, weather, energy, and biotechnology.

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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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New Test Format for STEM Competitions

New Test Format for Divisional and State STEM Competitions


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. Here’s our FAQ for the new test format:

How will the new tests be structured? Instead of the twenty-three different tests we currently offer, only seven individual tests will be offered at each competition. The tests will be administered by grade level and will combine math and science, including questions from both subject areas. Few students will know all of the material presented, but the tests will be a comprehensive assessment of knowledge and skills and will provide a solid baseline for measurable growth.
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Mobile museum generates science interest at Pine Tree

Mobile museum generates science interest at Pine Tree #STEM #DrivingSTEM
"Today was really, really fun. It was a great experience," said eighth-grader Holly James, who said she wants to pursue a career in health science. "We learned about all types of electricity and how stuff works in space and how the weather men and women do their jobs." From our East Texas Chapter Chair, Cyndi Nyvall: "What an awesome day learning with kids! I love my partnership with TAME and all it offers our students. Thank you to those who volunteered their time today to make this happen!" Read the full story from the Longview News-Journal : Read More Schedule your own Trailblazer experience: tame.org/trailblazer Join TAME in making a difference: tame.org/donate #DrivingSTEM #LonestarSTEM #STEM #Texas

You boost activity in our temporal cortex.

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You boost activity in our right anterior superior temporal cortex.

You really do. And that's not all. Neurologically speaking, we're only just starting to understand how gratitude affects the brain, but studies show strong correlations between feelings of gratitude and benefits to both interpersonal relationships and mental health. Expressing gratitude helps us each to strengthen social bonds and to build community.
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Boeing Supports Diversity in STEM with $100K

Boeing Supports Students in STEM with $100K - For more than a decade, Boeing has been a stalwart supporter of the programs and other STEM education initiatives offered by the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME). This year, we thank Boeing for a generous $100,000 donation, which will go miles—literally—towards bringing STEM experiences like the TAME Trailblazer to communities all across Texas.


For more than a decade, Boeing has been a stalwart supporter of the programs and other STEM education initiatives offered by the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME). This year, we thank Boeing for a generous $100,000 donation, which will go miles—literally—towards bringing STEM experiences like the TAME Trailblazer to communities all across Texas.

Are we thankful? You bet! TAME’s industry partners support our educational programs because they know the value of a diverse, job-ready, local workforce. A workforce that looks like Texas—with a diverse range of socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, birthplaces, gender, worldviews, and skillsets—is a workforce that is ready to address any challenge and solve any problem. As we’ve noted elsewhere, workforce diversity benefits employers: according to recent research, for example, mixed-gender teams achieve 40% more patents than all-male teams, while gender diversity at the management level results in a $42 million increase in the value of S&P 500 firms.

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Today's Investment in Tomorrow's Workforce

Today's Investment in Tomorrow's Workforce


"GENEROSITY BREEDS OPPORTUNITY. For 30 years, TAME has conducted an annual competition where students from all across Texas compete in a math test, a science test and an engineering design challenge. Last year, the Sundt Foundation made a $3,300 grant to help send 300 TAME students and 75 chaperones to the competition in San Antonio, free of cost. Corporate donations, such as this one, open up new opportunities to TAME students. In the case of the San Antonio competition, some students would not have been able to participate due to financial barriers."
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Announcing Texas-sized Changes to STEM Competitions

Announcing Texas-sized Changes to TAME's annual STEM Competitions
For over 30 years, competitions have been an integral part of the programs offered by the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME). Annual STEM Competitions help to focus student effort in TAME Clubs and provide an exciting incentive to work hard; they connect students to academic and corporate partners; and they foster friendships and mentoring relationships. Year after year, we’ve seen how participating in our competitions  inspires students to think big . We’re very grateful to our community, corporate and academic supporters who have made this possible year after year. And now we’re at a turning point. The world has changed a lot in the past 30 years. It’s time for the Competitions to change, too. The challenges: TAME has grown by leaps and bounds, expanding our programs to thirteen regional chapters and counting. We now have an unprecedented number of schools wanting to participate in the STEM Competitions....
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Halliburton Awards $15K for STEM Competitions

The Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) is pleased to announce that partner Halliburton has generously awarded $15,000 to empower Texan students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math. The funding will support annual STEM Competitions, which celebrate achievement in math, science, and engineering. Students and chaperones pay no fee to participate thanks to sponsorships like this.


The Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) is pleased to announce that partner Halliburton has generously awarded $15,000 to empower Texan students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math. The funding will support annual STEM Competitions, which celebrate achievement in math, science, and engineering. Students and chaperones pay no fee to participate thanks to sponsorships like this.

Join Halliburton in making a difference. Visit our Get Involved page to see how you can help make sure TAME programs stay free for all Texas students.

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