NAMC Student Chapter Member Profile: Kendra Stuart

October 02, 2018
LeiLani Cooper

For Immediate Release
October 2, 2018
Contact: NAMC National Office
(202) 296-1600

National Association of Minority Contractors
Student Chapter Member Profile: Kendra Stuart

Kendra Stuart addresses conference attendees during the Student Chapter Presentation in Dallas, Texas

Kendra Stuart – NAMC 49th Annual Conference Student Chapter Presentation, Plano, TXThe National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) is pleased to recognize Kendra Stuart as one of three NAMC Student Chapter scholarship award recipients who attended NAMC’s 49th National Conference in Plano, Texas in June 2018.

Ms. Stuart is a construction engineering major at Florida A&M University (FAMU). In 2017, she participated in the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Research Board in a project which examined transportation industry design solutions to alleviate traffic congestion by utilizing high-speed bullet trains. In connection with this research, Ms. Stuart wrote a paper titled Cost-Benefit Analysis of High-Speed Trains in the United States and attended the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting. She has also served in leadership roles in FAMU’s AGC Student Club, and after becoming acquainted with NAMC, was successful in starting a NAMC Student Chapter group on FAMU’s campus. The group currently meets on a bi-weekly basis. A native of the Bahamas, Kendra is a member of the Tau Sigma Honor Society for transfer students. She looks forward to graduating in the spring of 2019 when she will pursue a career as a project engineer.

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Founded in Oakland, California in 1969 by Raymond Dones and Joseph Debro, NAMC is the oldest minority construction trade association in the United States with over 50 Hall of Fame members and Legacy Builders and an annual project capacity of over one billion dollars nationally. Through a network of local chapters and in collaboration with strategic and corporate partnerships, NAMC assists members with building capacity by providing access to opportunity, advocacy, and contractor development training.