The Westco Experience Foundation (WE) is an educational and charitable organization that provides unique and life-altering educational experiences for students intended to inspire them to dream big without boundaries and realize their greatest potential.
WE is the sponsoring organization of Houston’s Engineers and Leaders in the Making (H.E.L.M) the official Houston citywide chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Jr. Pre-College Initiative (PCI). PCI is a program developed to stimulate the interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, or STEM. The goal is to encourage students in grades K–12 to attend college and pursue technical degrees. Through H.E.L.M, WE engages students in activities that will expose them to the marvels of engineering and technology and how it relates to the world around them and discover the excitement of academic excellence, leadership, technical development and teamwork. Interested students throughout the Houston metropolitan area in grades 6-12 may become a NSBE Jr member through H.E.L.M.
To become a member of the H.E.L.M chapter of NSBE Jr. , follow these simple instructions:
1. Navigate to www.nsbe.org
2. Click on the Join NSBE tab in the upper right corner. This will take you to the IMPAK system.
3. Select the NSBE JR. member type.
4. Select H.E.L.M
5. Completely fill out the Contact Information section
6. Choose the Pay Later option in the Payment Method tab.
7. Click on the Submit Membership tab to complete the account creation process.
8. Send email to HELM@thewestcoexperience.com to confirm that you have established an NSBE Jr. membership under H.E.L.M
Throughout the school year, H.E.L.M holds chapter meetings and WE sponsors a series of programs and initiatives that highlight various disciplines within the science, technology, engineering and mathematics industry. Chapter members will be able to participate in events throughout the school year and summer.
For more information or to create a a H.E.L.M membership profile email: helm@TheWestcoExperience.com