Student Biographies


Joe Battle

My name is Joseph T. Battle III, I am a recent graduate from Central State University heading to the University of Dayton to get my Masters  in Renewable and Clean energy. As a "Military Brat", I moved a lot but I was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Recently MAP (Minority Analyst Program) has sparked my interest in Additive Manufacturing. I plan to utilize my degree in renewable and clean energy to research and develop energy efficient technologies for the entertainment industry.

Keyonna Sturdivant

My name is Keyonna Sturdivant and I am a senior at Central State University with a major in mathematics. My hometown is Cleveland, OH. My future career aspirations is to obtain my Ph.D. in mathematics and become a college professor. Thus far, my interest in the Minority Analyst Program is Signal Intelligence with a focus in cryptography.

Melody Wilson

Melody Wilson is a graduate of Central State University who majored in Mathematics and Graphic Design. She will be attending Wright State University in the fall where she will be pursuing a Master's Degree in Statistics. Ms. Wilson's hometown is Detroit, Michigan and she currently resides in the Xenia\Dayton Area. Her MAP interests center around data analysis, UAV systems, and cryptography. Some of her career objectives are pursuing a Ph.D. in data analysis, securing a job at Los Alamos National Lab., and owning her own business.