Mr. Al Valentine is an engineer, inventor, researcher, entrepreneur, and STEM advocate.
Mrs. Marjorie S. Joyner was the inventor of the permanent waving machine, which provided an easier method for curling straight hair and straightening curly hair.
Dr. Warren Buck is a professor of physics and chancellor emeritus of the University of Washington (Bothell).
Dr. Joycelyn Elders was the first Black person and second woman to serve as U.S. Surgeon General.
Dr. George Carruthers is a physicist, inventor, engineer, and space scientist.
Ms. Alice H. Parker patented a residential natural gas furnace in 1919.