Award-Winning Youth STEM Program across the National Capital Region Reaches a 25-Year Milestone!
SEAT PLEASANT, MD—Patriots Technology Training Center (PTTC) of Seat Pleasant, Maryland celebrated its 25th Anniversary Friday evening, June 25, 2021, during a surprise virtual event honoring its Founder, Thurman D. Jones, Jr. and dedicated staff with volunteers, PTTC Alumni, sponsors, and mission partners. PTTC is a membership, IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1997.
Now in its 25th year of operation, PTTC provides virtual opportunities, events, camps, and STEM competitions for students in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia (DMV); New York, NY; and Detroit, MI from grades 5 through 12.
The PTTC Mission
“Empowering Students Through Technology” has been our mission for 25 years by increasing the number of students (5th -12th grades) entering into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) ultimately leading towards college education and career paths in these fields. Our program includes a Youth Summit on Technology, Summer Camp, and the Patriots STEM Carnival. We also engage in Amusement Park Design, Biology/Chemistry/Math, Biomedical, Cyber Security, Flight Simulation, Lego Robotics, Science Bowl, Solar System, Hackathon, and Video Designing Competitions. Our students have attended the Regional and National Society of Black Engineers conferences.
Competitions & Programs
- Patrotech Science Club/NSBE Jr. Chapter # 3238
- General Meeting (3rd Saturday of each month)
- STEM Carnivals
- Video Gaming Jam Tournament /Conference
- BEYA – Black Engineer of the Year Award Conference
- Bio-Medical Competition
- NSBE’s Society of Black Engineer Annual National Conference
- Cyber Security Competition
- Patriots Annual Youth STEM Summit
- Solar System Competition
- Pre-Mother’s Day Video Competition
- Pre-Father’s Day Video Competition
- STEM Summer Camp
The purpose of PTTC’s virtual programs is to raise awareness among students by offering a wide variety of learning opportunities that encourage students to pursue education, training, and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields.
Contact PTTC by phone: +1 (301) 925-9350
Via email: Info@Patriots-ttc.org
For upcoming events and additional information, visit: https://www.patriots-ttc.org/
For archived and Throwback-Thursday (TBT) photos, visit: https://pinterest.com/bdpatoday/_saved/
— Source and photos: Patriots Technology Training Center and BDPA-DC
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