Students AIM for the future

Jul 29, 2004

Students from as far away as the Bahamas are on campus to get a taste of engineering.

This year's participants in Kettering's annual Academically Interested Minorities (AIM) pre-college summer program are as energetic and full of potential as ever. The program began July 5 and will end Aug. 6 for 39 high school students from a variety of states and islands. The six-week summer program serves as a college preparatory program focused on calculus, chemistry, computers, economics, physics, management and marketing. Attending this year's session are the following students, listed by name, high school, hometown and AIM sponsor:

  • Travis Bethell, St. Annes, Nassau Bahamas, Rotary Club of Nassau
  • Phylicia Calloway, Powers Catholic, Flint MI, TRW Foundation
  • Nackia Chamberlin, Ardenne, Kingston Jamaica, Jamaica Public Service
  • Christiana Chukwu, Oak Park & River Forest, Oak Park IL, GM Powertrain North
  • Celeste Clarke, Southwestern Academy, Flint MI, TRW Foundation
  • Janae Crowder, Carman Ainsworth, Flint MI, Link 2 Technologies
  • Evan Day, St. Francis, Alpharetta GA, Evans Family Scholarship
  • Diego Diaz, Jones College Prep., Chicago IL, Chicago Public Schools
  • Sherrelle Duncombe, Grand Bahama Catholic, Freeport Grand Bahama, Rotary Club of Lucaya & UPS
  • Jermaine Elliott, Jamaica College, Kingston Jamaica, Jamaica Public Service
  • Whitney Frazier, Powers Catholic, Flint MI, GM Powertrain North
  • Shavonti Grant, M.L. King, Detroit, Plastech
  • Erica Gray, Detroit Acad. of Art/Science, Detroit MI, GM Foundation
  • Krutika Gulvadi, Harry S Truman, Taylor MI, GM Powertrain North
  • Miguel Hernandez,Southwestern Academy, Flint MI, GM Powertrain North
  • Kanika Holt, Northern, Flint MI, Delphi Steering & Suspension
  • Alberto Jara, Jones College Prep., Chicago IL, Chicago Public Schools
  • Willy Joseph, Jones, Orlando FL, Kettering University
  • Hattie Leekong, Clarksville, Clarksville TN, Clarksville Family Guidance Ctr
  • Sarah Lockridge-Steckel, Cranbrook-Kingswood, Bloomfield Hills MI, Delphi Headquarters
  • Candice Marshall, Cass Tech Detroit MI, GM Foundation
  • Amari Myles, Central, Flint MI, Mott Fund
  • Nigel Orr, Harding University, Charlotte NC, Kettering University
  • Robert Phelps, M.L. King, Detroit MI, Plastech
  • Dewayne Pickett, Osborn, Detroit MI, Federal Mogul
  • Morris Richardson, Central, Grand Rapids MI, Siemens Dematic
  • Phillip Rolle, Freeport Anglican, Freeport Grand Bahama, Rotary Club of Lucaya & UPS
  • Brandon Shelton, M.L. King, Detroit MI, GM Foundation
  • Tevita Skeine, Immaculate Conception, Kingston Jamaica, Jamaica Public Service
  • Britinay South, St. Andrew, Kingston Jamaica, Jamaica Public Service
  • Davida Spencer, Huffman, Birmingham AL, TRW Foundation
  • Casey Stevenson, Central, Flint MI, GM Powertrain South
  • Ashley Story, Central, Flint MI, GM Powertrain South
  • Senait Tewelde, Central, Grand Rapids MI, P. Gheresus Scholarship
  • Brandon Ward, Communication Media/Arts, Detroit MI, Plastech
  • Kayla Williams, Orangeburg-Wilkinson, Orangeburg SC, TRW Foundation
  • Monica Williams, Alabama Sch Math & Science, Piedmont AL, Kettering University
  • Siobhan Williams, Freeport Anglican, Freeport Grand Bahama, Rotary Club of Lucaya & UPS
  • Finan Yemane, Berkmar, Lawrenceville GA, Kettering University

For more information about the AIM program, contact, the Office of Minority Student Affairs at Kettering at 810-762-9825.