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SEED Academy Student Info Session - Shared screen with speaker view
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
31:41
So good to see y’all!
Janciel Martinez
31:44
I'm Janciel, I live in Lawrence Massachusetts. I go to Spark Academy.
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
32:51
Hi Janciel!
Sophia Young
33:20
Hi, I'm Sophia, I live in Cambridge and I attend Cambridge Rindge and Latin
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
33:36
Yeah Sophia! Thanks for coming
Liliana Palencia Garcia
34:14
I’m Liliana (Lily), I live in Boston and I attend Fenway High School, I am a Sophomore and I am very excited.
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
34:35
Yeah Fenway! Nice to see you Lily!
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
39:17
The photos here are from the Fall 2021 semester!
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
39:30
This is the 9th Grade Mechanical Engineering Toy Design Course
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
51:36
Community Safety is a top priority for us
Jacquelyn GarciaPena
52:55
Do we need to show proof that we got the vaccine?
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
54:35
Tech and class supplies are provided by MIT for a virtual semester
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:05:39
After this info session please make sure to let us know in the ap you would still like to be considered!
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:07:31
Feel free to ask questions via chat or unmute
Eboney Hearn (she/her) - Exec. Dir. - OEOP
01:09:33
Jackie, Chee, Candice, Perna and Maxcene and Tyrone
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:12:18
So wonderful Yenifer!
Eboney Hearn (she/her) - Exec. Dir. - OEOP
01:12:34
THANK YOU YENIFER!!!!
Patricia Albarran
01:13:16
what school are you attending Yenifer? Thank you
Yenifer Lemus
01:14:00
^ I’m currently attending at UMass Amherst :)
Patricia Albarran
01:14:28
Congratulations !!
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:14:32
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Yenifer Lemus
01:15:08
Thank you! :D
Matthew Sánchez
01:15:40
Thank you Yenifer for such inspiring words and good luck with your college path.
Eboney Hearn (she/her) - Exec. Dir. - OEOP
01:15:41
We are so privileged to have Jackie keep coming back year and year after year!!!! Thank you for your incredible commitment and service.
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:15:49
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Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:17:48
Thank you Jackie!
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:20:48
Thank you Chee!!
Eboney Hearn (she/her) - Exec. Dir. - OEOP
01:21:08
Thank you Cheetiri!!!
Eboney Hearn (she/her) - Exec. Dir. - OEOP
01:21:22
We deeply appreciate all of your creativity that you bring to SEED and the OEOP!!!!
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:21:33
Absolutely!
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:23:19
Thank you so much Candice!
Eboney Hearn (she/her) - Exec. Dir. - OEOP
01:23:31
Thank you so much Candice for being here with us!!!
Jackie Wingard
01:23:52
I'm contacting my child's teacher for recommendations but in order for SEED to reach out to them, I can just send their emails through the chat right?
Eboney Hearn (she/her) - Exec. Dir. - OEOP
01:24:05
Hi Jackie,
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:24:16
In the application there is a part of the application where you can submit emails right now
Jackie Wingard
01:24:50
ok
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:25:05
If you need help troubleshooting there will be time at the end of the call
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:28:10
THANK YOU TO OUR VOLUNTEER SPEAKERSYenifer - SEED Alumni and student at UMass AmherstJackie - 10th grade Academic Mentoring InstructorCheetiri - Mechanical Engineering InstructorCandice - Environmental Engineering InstructorPrerna - 12th Grade Academic Mentoring InstructorMaxcene & Tyrone - SEED Parents
Patricia Albarran
01:31:25
are you taking attendance?
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:31:49
Yes, everyone has registered for the session is in our records for attending.
Eboney Hearn (she/her) - Exec. Dir. - OEOP
01:31:53
Yes. you all had to register and we have that information.
Jacquelyn GarciaPena
01:32:14
Is it okay to leave the meeting now?
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:33:30
Great questions hermela!
Gabriella Perdomo
01:34:45
For the long response questions , do we have to write a whole paragraph or do you write as much as you please?
Lilah Orfaly
01:35:03
How many students will be accepted into the program?
Eboney Hearn (she/her) - Exec. Dir. - OEOP
01:35:38
@Gabriella - There are word limits for the essays.
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:35:41
There is a word limit for the application questions, I believe it is 300 words for 9th and 10th grade and 150 words for middle schoolers
Eboney Hearn (she/her) - Exec. Dir. - OEOP
01:35:54
Lol -- Lynsey I will let you answer the questions.
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:36:05
No worries Ebone 🙂
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:36:08
Eboney
Gabrielle Burns
01:36:19
Do the projects change by year or are the students grouped by grade?
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:36:27
WE are looking to admit 40-50 students across 7-10 grades
Levee ann Mollineau
01:36:28
Once a scholar is accepted, do they have to reapply every year?
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:36:40
Most of the open spots are for 7th and 8th grades
Lilah Orfaly
01:36:58
Thank you!
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:37:15
Of course
Patricia Albarran
01:37:17
when will the program starts?
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:37:30
Program begins Feb 26th 2022
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:37:47
Decisions will be go out early February via email
Julissa Bautista
01:37:53
Thank you to everyone that shared their experience with SEED. It was very insightful and solidified our interest in the program. I would love for my son to be considered for this program and appreciate your time and consideration. Nicholas Greene's MOM
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:38:35
Thank you Julissa!
Patricia Albarran
01:40:16
What time does it starts in the day?
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:40:33
The program starts 10am and 945 for virtual
Patricia Albarran
01:40:40
Thank you
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:40:44
Of course!
Yenifer Lemus
01:41:02
Thank you everyone for having me tonight! And good luck to everyone!
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:41:18
MAKE SURE YOU CONFIRM IN THE APPLICATION!
Jackie Wingard
01:41:28
yes the screenshots would be helpful
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:42:43
Screen shots for next steps will be in next presentation slides
Levee ann Mollineau
01:42:48
Will this recording be available after this ends?
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:43:00
Yes the recording will be available tomorrow!
Prerna Subramanian (she/her)- 12th Grade Instructor
01:43:09
It was wonderful to meet you all! Good luck!
Levee ann Mollineau
01:43:16
Perfect, thanks
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:43:38
MAKE SURE TO GO BACK INTO YOUR APPLICATION AND CONFIRM YOU ARE INTERESTED AFTER THIS INFO SESSION
Lynsey Ford - SEED Academy OEOP
01:43:58
Thank you so much Prerna
Naomi Elias
01:44:01
When is the second due ?
Gabrielle Burns
01:46:21
Thank you this was very helpful!
Liliana Palencia Garcia
01:46:22
Thank you so much!
Kristen Chun
01:46:29
Thank you so much!
Naomi Elias
01:46:34
Thank you so much !!
Lilah Orfaly
01:46:38
Thank you!
Amy Castellanos
01:46:43
Thank you :DDDD!!!!!!
Gabriella Perdomo
01:46:45
Thank you ,!
Hermela Shimelis
01:46:46
Thank you for this info session!!
Sophia Young
01:46:48
Thank you !!
Ila Mehta
01:46:48
Thank you!
Janciel Martinez
01:46:49
Thank you!
Hana Kaneko
01:46:49
Thank you so much
Patricia Albarran
01:46:54
Thank you very much. This has been helpful!!
Kristina Kenneally
01:46:55
Thank you so much!
Matthew Sánchez
01:46:56
Thank you for this. It’s very helpful.
luna vallejo
01:47:00
thank you!
Cayen Diggs-Williams
01:47:01
Thank you!
Katisha John
01:47:01
Thanks, All!!
Min-Jae Kuo
01:47:01
thank you!
Sami Kayi
01:47:02
Thank you so much!
Saewon Chun
01:47:04
Thank you so much for the info session!
Amy Castellanos
01:47:04
Have a goodnight
Ezequiel Guzman
01:47:05
Thank you
Jacob Tessema
01:47:06
Thank You!!
behailu tesema
01:47:07
thanks
Gabriella Perdomo
01:47:07
Goodnight!
Alejandra Albarran
01:47:09
byyeee <3
Jackie Wingard
01:47:14
good night