What's a S.T.E.A.M. festival without a little steam?

From the Thursday Network National Day of Service S.T.E.A.M. Fair at Stuart-Hobson Middle School in Washington DC.

Mr. Chris Austin, a true renaissance man: engineer, stand-up comedian (for real), reigning Community Service Member of the Year for Thursday Network, and proud member of the mighty, mighty FAMU Rattler Nation!!! And who did Chris dethrone as Community Service Member of the Year? That's right, yours truly. FAMU Doing Big Things in service to our community!

Mr. Chris Austin, a true renaissance man: engineer, stand-up comedian (for real), reigning Community Service Member of the Year for Thursday Network, and proud member of the mighty, mighty FAMU Rattler Nation!!! And who did Chris dethrone as Community Service Member of the Year? That's right, yours truly. FAMU Doing Big Things in service to our community!

"Let me show you something!"

"Let me show you something!"

Careful, y'all. Fire marshal Chris is in the building...

Careful, y'all. Fire marshal Chris is in the building...

Jasmine Underwood breaking down probability and statistics in a high-stakes game of chance with a bag full of candy on the line.

Jasmine Underwood breaking down probability and statistics in a high-stakes game of chance with a bag full of candy on the line.

What does an engineer look like?

What does an engineer look like?

That's right, little man, an engineer looks like him and he looks like you. My man Jayrick Hayes representing NSBE DC and making the point to the kids that the person they see in the mirror is what an engineer looks like.

That's right, little man, an engineer looks like him and he looks like you. My man Jayrick Hayes representing NSBE DC and making the point to the kids that the person they see in the mirror is what an engineer looks like.

Kelly Anderson breaking down urbanization, human migration, and all kinds of corollaries that I can't begin to explain, but she sure can and did in a way that held these middle-schoolers' attention. No small feat.

Kelly Anderson breaking down urbanization, human migration, and all kinds of corollaries that I can't begin to explain, but she sure can and did in a way that held these middle-schoolers' attention. No small feat.

Amy Lee Walton, cartographer. Yeah, that's right. She makes maps. I already threw away all my GPSeses!

Amy Lee Walton, cartographer. Yeah, that's right. She makes maps. I already threw away all my GPSeses!

NSBE DC, representing and recruiting the next generation of members.

NSBE DC, representing and recruiting the next generation of members.

Amy Lee, Jaryick, and Kelly: Three of the S.T.E.A.M. professionals who generously donated their time to show the kids some faces of S.T.E.A.M. Amy Lee was clearly so enthusiastic about teaching the little ones, she was 'bout to POP!

Amy Lee, Jaryick, and Kelly: Three of the S.T.E.A.M. professionals who generously donated their time to show the kids some faces of S.T.E.A.M. Amy Lee was clearly so enthusiastic about teaching the little ones, she was 'bout to POP!

Thursday Network and Stuart-Hobson Middle School. #WeGotNow #TheyGotNext

Thursday Network and Stuart-Hobson Middle School. #WeGotNow #TheyGotNext


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