High School Monthly Speaker Series
On a monthly basis, Maritime Academy brings in guest speakers to empart their professional and technical expertise to our cadets in all fields related to maritime industries. Please check here on a regular basis for summaries of these sessions.
April 24, 2019
Pilots Cedric Davis, Benjamin Wafford, and Maj. Brandon Jones delivered a very informative aviation presentation to our 10th and 11th graders. As representatives of OBAP (Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals), they introduced the many opportunities and careers available in aerospace.
April 10, 2019
Captain Benjamin Peterson presented to our 9th and 11th grade cadets about marine dredging, construction, and other marine services and career opportunities at Weeks Marine based in Cranford, NJ.
March 20, 2019
Joseph Martella - Customs & Border Patrol Area, Port Director
February 27, 2019
Cynthia Byrd Conner - Author of "Quite Strong" and daughter of Master Chief Sherman Byrd (first African American Explosive Ordnance Disposal Diver)
January 17, 2019
Captain David Reed - Maritime Experiences Around the World
January 16, 2019
Bernard Hopkins - Former World Boxing Champion - presentation on suicide and depression awareness/prevention
November 28, 2018
William Rhoades - Principles of Insurance and Financial Literacy
October 17, 2018
John Donahue, Esquire - Introduction to International Trade
October 10, 2018
Rik F. Van Hemmen - Naval Architecture/Marine Engineering and Management
Kevin Castagnola - Marine Terminal Operations
Admiral Buzby - United Stated Maritime Administrator - Opportunities with the Maritime Industry