Oceans of Opportunity
ITEP’s 18th Annual Dinner and Scholarship Celebration
Thursday, March 22, 2018 at
CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles
Almost 700 ITEP partners, students, alumni, and friends joined in celebration of 32 scholarship recipients, 5 outstanding honorees, and the oceans of opportunity within reach for ITEP students.
Thanks to your support, we raised more than $319,000 to bring year-round career exploration activities, industry mentorship, and internships to the 6,400 high school students we serve!
How You Can Help
With your support, ITEP students will gain the skills and confidence needed for success in school, work, and life.
For additional information regarding sponsorships, please contact Gena Divine, Senior Development Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or (424) 368-7100 ext. 109.
2018 Keeper of the Flame
The Boeing Company
The Boeing Company and its employees have been fantastic partners in support of ITEP’s programs, students, and educators, from sending engineers to participate as classroom speakers to engagement in ITEP’s Robotics Program at Phineas Banning High School.
Partner of the Year (NEW!)
U.S. Coast Guard
Sector – Los Angeles/Long Beach
U.S. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles – Long Beach has been a proud ITEP partner for 18 years and counting.
Bill Stein Memorial Leadership Award
Mike Shaadt is Director Emeritus of the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (CMA). One of Mike’s favorite volunteer activities has been working with ITEP.
Educator of the Year
Tammy Bird is a National Board Certified Teacher, who developed the Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology (ESET) Academy at Carson High School. ESET and Ms. Bird began partnering with ITEP to connect curriculum from the classroom to the business world in 2014.
Carol Rowen 180 Degree Award
Ana overcame the difficulties of her family’s economic hardship and showed great dedication as she became very active in Narbonne High School’s Business Entrepreneurship Technology Academy and ITEP programs. She plans to study Biochemistry, Forensic Science or Criminal Justice in college.
Thank you to all 2018 Oceans of Opportunity sponsors: