Contestants wake to mountain views, just beyond their pillow..
Weber State University, Dorm 1, Ogden, UT
Ballroom A for the opening talks of MESA Nationals 216
Sydnee Dickson, New State Superintendent of UT Public Instruction
(perhaps she can restore funding to M.E.S.A UT)
Stacy Pierce, Director of Rockwell Engineering Program
(her talk had the audience's full attention..)
Given a "Nope!", apply a small, 45 degree change, changing it to an "Asset".
Life Lessons from Ms. Pierce
Life advice from the 3rd speaker, Mr. Vivian Suarez, a lifelong engineer
Charlene Lui presents award to Paul Ross, retiring from MESA after 30 years of service
Toney Begay is moving on, with James Dorsey taking his place
James Dorsey announces Paula Shelton's retirement as well..
James Dorsey thanks Rita Brock for successfully hosting Nationals w/o state support.
Kanchan treats his team to carbs at the local watering hole.
Los Banos, CA releasing steam after their oral presentation
California High School team, official photo
California HS team, after much work at the costume table
Glen Burnie High School, Maryland
Maryland Junior High, caught on security cam with their own gear
Laura, Phil G, Paul R., and Nathan M, preparing for another ballroom blitz
Rita & Paula, strangely with a few free seconds to chat..