2000 Presidential Awards Recipients to Be Honored Today
Posted: May 17, 2001
An awards reception will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 18, at the Capitol Rotunda to honor the recipients of the 2000 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
The four national award winners are:
Elementary Mathematics Cathie J. DeVito, East Dale Elementary, Marion County
Elementary Science Cynthia S. Keeling, Jayenne Elementary, Marion County
Secondary Mathematics Barbara R. Wilson, Van Devender Junior High, Wood County
Secondary Science Philip A. Guseman, Jr., Morgantown High, Monongalia County
The state-level award winners are:
Elementary Mathematics Carol J. Malcolm, Blackshere Elementary, Marion County
Kathryn W. Snider, Jayenne Elementary, Marion County
Elementary Science Linda K. Robinson, East Dale Elementary, Marion County
Jo Ellen Snider, Long Drain School, Wetzel County
Secondary Mathematics Kenna R. Barger, Randolph County Vo-Tech Center, Randolph County
Deborah D. Clark, Summers Middle School, Summers County
Secondary Science Karen A. Parlett, Pleasants County Middle School, Pleasants County Wayne T. Yonkelowitz, Fayetteville Middle, Fayette County
The Presidential Awards were established in 1983 by The White House and sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The program identifies outstanding science and mathematics teachers in each state and the four U.S. jurisdictions. National awardees receive a $7,500 National Science Foundation grant to the school and an expense-paid trip to Washington, D. C., for a series of recognition events. State winners receive a $750 grant. The recipients will be honored by Governor Bob Wise, State Superintendent Dr. David Stewart and State Board President J. D. Morris.
For more information, contact Phyllis Barnhart or Larry Lamb, West Virginia Department of Education, at 304-558-7805.