CSUB invites high school students for Engineering Day

Posted at 1:02 PM, Feb 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-20 16:02:11-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — California State University, Bakersfield is inviting local high school students to take part in Engineering Day this Friday.

CSUB President Lynnette Zelezny welcomes those in attendance starting at 8:30 a.m. in Student Housing East.

The event is sponsored by Edison International and is a chance for high school students to learn more about careers in engineering from local industry leaders.

Keynote speaker Brent Ilott who serves as the Drilling Manager for Aera Energy, LLC will speak at 11:30 a.m. Ilot earned his Master of Business Administration at CSUB.

Other speakers include: Ian Journey, a consulting mechanical engineer at Baskin Mechanical Engineers; Tiffany Chatman, a facilities engineer at Aera Energy, LLC; Alejandro Ramirez, an electrical engineer at Edwards Air Force Base; Dolores Salgado, a registered civil engineer for IEC, a small private firm; and Shalisha Hodson, a civil engineer with Ruettgers & Schuler Civil Engineers.