April 27, 2000
The Central Jersey Network of Black Women (CJNBW), a non-profit local organization, will host its Eleventh Annual Education Fair and Salute to African-American High School Graduates on Saturday, June 10, from 10:00 a.m to 12:30 p.m. The Fair will be held at the Coach & Four Restaurant on Route 33 near NJTP Exit 8 in Hightstown/East Windsor.
The guest speaker will be Mr. Wayne Abbott, a Systems Engineer at Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Scholarships will be presented to three graduating high school seniors. In addition, each High School graduate will be presented with a gift.
Admission is restricted to High School seniors, college students, and adults. Lunch will be free for students. Adults will be charged $12.00.
Advance Reservations are required for the Fair, since space is limited.
For further information and registration, please call:
Ms. Timins (609-799-7143), or
Ms. Vassall (609-443-4920).
AN EDUCATION FAIR
SALUTE TO AFRICAN AMERICAN
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES
SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2000
Time: 10 a.m. to 12:30
COACH & FOUR RESTAURANT
ROUTE 33 & Exit 8, NJTurnPike
HIGHTSTOWN, NJ 08520, (609)443-9600
MR. WAYNE ABBOTT
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
(Space is limited)
High School Juniors, Seniors, & College Students
are invited, no charge
Adults - $12.00
For Information & Registration, call:
Ms. Joyce Abbott (609)448-4511
Ms. Ruth Timins (609)799-7143
Ms. Shirley Vassall (609)443-4920
RSVP: June 1, 2000 RSVP: June 1, 2000
|The guest speaker will be Mr. Wayne L. Abbott, Systems Engineer, Sun
Microsystems. Mr. Abbott graduated from Hightstown High School in
1986 and from Rutgers University in 1991 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.
He has over 8 years of extensive engineering experience at AT&T, ACCURATE
Information Systems, and Sun Microsystems. Mr. Abbott was president
of the Minority Engineering Educational Task at Rutgers and serves on its
Alumni Advisory Board. Mr. Abbott is the founder and president of
AWARE Information Products, and a founding staff member of The Stimulation
Station, a multimedia and web design company. He founded the African
Youth Organization (now called the Black Awareness Forum) at Hightstown
High School where students were taught African History and was involved
in various personal development workshops. Mr. Abbott also served
for six years as co-instructor and co-program coordinator for the Northern
New Jersey chapter of the Black Data Processing Associates' Computer Competition
Program. The program works with high school students from March to August
each year teaching Microsoft Visual Basic programming and other analytical
Candidates must submit the following documents by MAY 19, 2000:
* FAMILY MEMBERS AND RELATIVES OF CJNBW MEMBERS ARE NOT ELIGIBLECJNBW Scholarships
Write a brief essay ( 500 words, typed and double spaced ) about the person you most admire and how this person influenced your life.less than $25,000
ATTACH TO THIS THE FOLLOWING:
Application packet must be received by May 19, 2000. Scholarship will be presented on June 10, 2000 at the Education Fair and Salute to African American High School Graduates which will be held at Coach & Four Restaurant, Route 33, Hightstown, NJ.CJNBW Scholarships
OF BLACK WOMEN
SALUTE TO AFRICAN AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES
CLASS OF 2000
Graduate Recognition Questionnaire
All graduates will be honored at the annual Education Fair and Salute to African American High School Graduates on June 10, 2000 at Coach & Four Restaurant, Route 33, Hightstown, NJ.
Name: ___________________________ High School: _________________________
Parent(s) or Guardian(s): _________________________________________________
List all school, community and church activities you have participated
List all honors and awards you have received:
List the college or technical school you plan to attend:
Tell us about the special talents and characteristics which make you
Give us a brief statement about your future plans:
Send completed form to: CJNBW, PO Box 217, Hightstown, NJ 08520
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