Monthly insight into America’s Navy – “A Global Force for Good” ® Issue 02 December 2010 This issue Office of Naval Research (SEAP) P.1 Congressional Page Program P.2 Navy Credentialing (COOL) Program P.3 2009‐2010 Awards Received P.4 Highest demand: Navy Nuclear Power Program Navy Special Warfare/Navy Special Operations (i.e. Office of Naval Research: K‐12 Education Initiative SEALs, SWCC, Air Rescue Swimmers, Explosive The Science and Engineering Apprentice Program (SEAP) places academically talented high school Ordnance Disposal, Navy Diver) students with interest and ability in science and mathematics as apprentices in Department of Defense laboratories for eight weeks during the summer. These students work with scientists and Navy Reserve Officer engineers who act as mentors. The program offers students a unique and positive experience in Training Corp (NROTC) their fields of interest, thus encouraging them to pursue careers in science and engineering. There Scholarship applicants (if accepted, applicants receive are over 35 Navy and Army laboratories currently participating in the program. a fully‐funded undergraduate degree and Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. Citizens. In some laboratories, security clearance is serve as commissioned required. officers afterwards.) Stipends: First Year ($3,000) Returning interns ($3,500) Practicing Medical Doctors, Dentists, and Nurses Selection: Students will be selected on the basis of grades, science and mathematics Navy Reserves (Stay here in courses taken, score on national standardized tests, areas of interest, teacher the Fargo area and drill one recommendations and personal student statement. weekend a month here in Fargo!) For more information on qualifications, stipends, and selection criteria, visit the following link: http://www.onr.navy.mil/Education‐Outreach/K‐12‐Programs/SEAP.aspx
Congressional Page Program A life‐altering experience for high school juniors Pages have been serving the House of number at eight; each was paid the princely Representatives for nearly two hundred sum of $2 per day. Their ranks expanded as years. Working as a team, Pages assist new states entered the Union and new members with their legislative duties, Members were added. In the years after the deliver correspondence and small packages Civil War, several dozen Pages typically within the congressional complex, answer served in each Congress. Pages still are phones in the member cloakrooms, and appointed and sponsored by individual prepare the House Floor for sessions. Members, though at a ratio that favors the majority party. In modern Congresses, there The Recruiter‐in‐Charge High School juniors with a GPA of 3.0 or have been approximately 70 House Pages. Home town: Mamou, LA higher in core academic subjects may apply Navy Occupation: Aviation to work as Pages in the U.S. House of This program offers ambitious young Ordnanceman Representatives for a fall, spring, or summer Americans an opportunity to embrace our Years of Service: 13 appointment. While serving, the House, nations leadership in a way that will prove Current Paygrade: E‐7/Chief Petty Pages live in Washington, D.C., at the Page beneficial for decades to come during their Officer Residence Hall, a few blocks away from the adult life. Education: AAS Business, pursuing a BS Capitol and attend classes at the House in Environmental Science The Daily schedule: Page School. Pages must be sponsored by a Previous Assignments: USS Enterprise CVN‐65, USS Abraham Lincoln CVN‐72, Member of Congress and be at least sixteen 1. 6:30 A.M. – Off to School Navy Recruiting District Houston, Navy years old on the date they begin their term. Recruiting District Minneapolis All communication regarding the Page 2. 6:45 A.M. – Morning Assembly Greetings! program must be made through the st The 1 quarter of the school year has 3. 6:55 A.M. – Math Class applicant’s sponsoring member. come to a close and we will soon find ourselves in the year 2011! 4. 8:40 A.M. – Physics Lab According to the Office of History and That said, before we get too far along Preservation, from the earliest Congresses, 5. 9:45 A.M. – Break in the school year, I’d like to bring to light two wonderful opportunities – The Pages have been employed by the House of Office of Naval Research Science and Representatives to assist Members in their 6. 10:30 A.M. – English Class Engineering Apprentice Program (SEAP) and the Congressional Page Program. duties. Over time, their principal tasks – 7. 11:30 A.M. – Go to Work Please take time to research and carrying documents, messages, and letters provide guidance to those deserving between various congressional offices – 8. 12:30 P.M. – Flags students who qualify! passed from older messengers to teenage Best Regards, 9. 3:00 P.M. – Votes boys and (much later) girls. Phillip Durio, Chief Petty Officer, USN The earliest known instance of boys being 10. 4:00 P.M. – Runs “A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his employed as messengers and errand‐ 11. 8:00 P.M. – Back to Dorm th influence stops.” – Henry B. runners was during the 20 Congress (1827‐ Adams 1829). House records indicate that three For more information on this program visit “Pages and eight older “messengers” http://pageprogram.house.gov and view the Visit the Naval History & worked in the Capitol. Members sponsored Program Fact Sheet: Heritage Center Today! boys – many of whom were destitute or http://pageprogram.house.gov/factsheet.pd orphaned – and took a paternal interest in f them. In 1842, the House tried to cap the
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