The BEYA Annual Stars and Stripes Dinner was held on Friday, February 16th, in Baltimore, MD.
The 38th annual Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) Conference revolves around the theme: “People, Process, and Technology”
HII will be a cosponsor of the Technology Award event, one of the most important ceremonies of the BEYA weekend
The prestigious award recognizes Dr. Barton’s contributions to mechanical engineering education.
Lanny Smoot, one of the initial recipients of the Most Promising Engineer Award, will be recognized in the class of 2024 National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Retired four-star general Johnnie E. Wilson, who served in the U.S. Army, is one of the founders of BEYA Stars and Stripes.
Kamal Mohamed, a ship manager at General Dynamics Electric Boat, will receive the Melvin Williams Jr. Legacy Award at the BEYA Conference February.
In February 2024, the General Johnnie E. Wilson Award will be presented to Tiffany Spence, an engineer at the Missile Defense Agency.
The Legacy Awards recognize outstanding contributions to mentoring talent development, and excellence in the workforce.
Smiley served in the United States Army for over two decades, displaying bravery and leadership in the Korean and Vietnam Wars with the I Corps and 5th Infantry Division.