The energy industry's fifth annual return to the Louisiana Children's Museum for their energy FETCH. Thanks to all of you and your society participation, this has turned out to be one of the premiere events for the Lousiana Children's Museum. As in the past, parents learn as much as the kids about our industry.
This past April, the API Delta Chapter celebrated its 8th annual Father/Son & Family Sporting Clays Tournament. Despite challenging industry and economic conditions, we had great support from our sponsors, shooters, and volunteers. 40 teams participated on a great weekend at Covey Rise Lodge in Husser, Louisiana.
Two Honored with Meritorious Service Awards: API-Delta Chapter recently joined with the Greater New Orleans Area Oil and Gas Associations to honor Matthew Wandstrat and Joe Leimkuhler as the 2011 recipients of the API Meritorious Service Award.
The Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair was held on February 29rd at the UNO Human Performance Center. API judged the Senior Division of the Energy Category. The winners and their teachers were recognized and presented awards on March 1st.
On the weekend of December 3rd 2011, the Holy Cross High School robotics team participated in the southern regional championships in robotics. The team was sponsored by the Delta Section of the API. Holy Cross sent a large delegation of students and finished 24th in the competition.
The Delta Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute recently awarded a $500 grant to three Jefferson Parish School Teachers. The recipients were Ms. Kerrie Slaton, Jefferson Community School in Harahan; Ms. Conchetta Tillery, Live Oak Manor in Waggaman and Ms. Janice Catledge, Gretna No. 2 Academy in Gretna.
Thanks to API-Delta member support, API-Delta once again was able to be a Gold Sponsor for the 9th Annual FIRST LEGO League (FLL) and Junior FIRST LEGO League tournament. This year, the event was held at Holy Cross High School in New Orleans on Saturday, December 10, 2011.
Louisiana Department of Natural Resource (DNR) Secretary Scott Angelle was the key note speaker at the November joint society luncheon. Twenty-three energy related societies and associations joined to host the sold out event.
The 2011 API Delta Chapter Golf tournament held on September 16th at the Covington Country Club was a huge success!! This year, 47 teams participate in the tournament. There were plenty of cool beverages and delicious hot food to make this a most enjoyable event. The weather was exceptionally nice and the course was in great shape. The API Golf Committee would like to thank everyone involved in helping make the 2011 API Delta Chapter Golf Tournament a success!