Honors and Awards

May 24, 2000 21 min read
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The U.S. Department of Education announced the winners of the 1999-2000 National Blue Ribbon Schools awards last week. The awards recognize schools nationwide that have shown outstanding qualities, such as high student achievement and high rates of parental involvement.The program alternates the level of school honored; this year, secondary schools were honored, and next year elementary schools will be recognized. The 198 winners are listed below by state.

Alabama. Mountain Brook Junior High School, Birmingham.

Arizona. Tortolita Middle School, Tucson.

Arkansas. Southside High School, Fort Smith.

California. Aliso Niguel High School, Aliso Viejo; Aliso Viejo Middle School, Aliso Viejo; Bernardo Heights Middle School, San Diego; Beverly Hills High School, Beverly Hills; Black Mountain Middle School, San Diego; Carl H. Lorbeer Middle School, Diamond Bar; Castillero Middle School, San Jose; Charles Evans Hughes Middle School, Long Beach; Claremont High School, Claremont; Clovis West High School, Fresno; Crescenta Valley High School, La Crescenta; Diegueno Middle School, Encinitas; Dos Pueblos High School, Goleta; Goleta Valley Junior High School, Goleta; Harriet Eddy Middle School, Elk Grove;Hillview Middle School, Menlo Park; Laguna Hills High School, Laguna Hills; Lincoln Middle School, Santa Monica; Lindero Canyon Middle School, Agoura Hills; Los Cerros Middle School, Danville; Martin B. Tetzlaff Middle School, Cerritos; Meadowbrook Middle School, Poway; Mesa Verde Middle School, San Diego; Mira Mesa High School, San Diego; Monte Vista High School, Danville; Mount Carmel High School, San Diego; Newport Harbor High School, Newport Beach; Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates; Rancho Bernardo High School, San Diego; Redwood Middle School, Thousand Oaks; Rincon Middle School, Escondido; Scripps Ranch High School, San Diego; Stanley Middle School, Lafayette; Sunnyvale Middle School, Sunnyvale; Troy High School, Fullerton; Twin Peaks Middle School, Poway; Valley View Middle School, Simi Valley; Warren T. Eich Intermediate School, Roseville; Will Rogers Middle School, Long Beach; Academy of Our Lady of Peace, San Diego.

Colorado. Campus Middle School, Englewood; Cresthill Middle School, Highlands Ranch; Deer Creek Middle School, Littleton; Euclid Middle School, Littleton; St. Mary’s Academy, Englewood.

Connecticut. Albert D. Griswold Middle School, Rocky Hill; Bristol Eastern High School, Bristol; East Lyme Middle School, Niantic; Harborside Middle School, Milford; Newtown High School, Sandy Hook; Sedgwick Middle School, West Hartford;

Florida. C.W. Ruckel Middle School, Niceville; Christa McAuliffe Community Middle School, Boynton Beach; Forest Glen Middle School, Coral Springs; John A. Coleman Middle School, Tampa; Neptune Middle School, Kissimmee; New Smyrna Beach High School, New Smyrna; Seminole Middle School, Seminole; Berkeley Preparatory School, Tampa.

Georgia. Chattahoochee High School, Alpharetta; Fayette County High School, Fayetteville; Lassiter High School, Marietta; Salem High School, Conyers.

Illinois. Alex M. Martino Junior High School, New Lenox; Buffalo Grove High School, Buffalo Grove; Carl Sandburg Junior High School, Rolling Meadows; Carlinville High School, Carlinville; Central Junior High School, Evergreen Park; F.E. Peacock Junior High School, Itasca; Field Middle School, Northbrook; Jefferson Middle School, Champaign; Palatine High School, Palatine; Warren Township High School, Gurnee.

Indiana. Clifford Pierce Middle School, Merrillville; Our Lady of Providence Junior/Senior High School, Clarksville.

Iowa. CAL-Dows High School, Latimer; Washington High School, Cedar Rapids.

Kansas. Frontier Trail Junior High School, Olathe.

Kentucky. Daviess County High School, Owensboro; South Oldham Middle School, Crestwood; Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Louisville; Vernon Center Middle School, Vernon; Mahaffey Middle School, Fort Campbell.

Louisiana. Edna Karr Secondary School, New Orleans;

Maryland. Baltimore City College High School, Baltimore; Bel Air Middle School, Bel Air; Paint Branch High School, Burtonsville; Plum Point Middle School, Huntingtown.

Massachusetts. Nipmuc Regional Middle/High School, Upton.

Michigan. Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Sterling Heights; Byron Center High School, Byron Center; Cousino High School, Warren; Donald L. Bemis Junior High School, Sterling Heights; Glenn W. Levey Middle School, Southfield; L’Anse Creuse Middle School—North, Macomb; Lake Orion High School, Lake Orion; Novi High School, Novi; Wolfe Middle School, Center Line

Minnesota. Rosemount Middle School, Rosemount.

Mississippi. Tupelo High School, Tupelo.

Missouri. Lewis & Clark Middle School, Jefferson City; McCluer North High School, Florissant.

Nebraska. George Russell Middle School, Omaha.

Nevada. Ernest A. Becker Sr. Middle School, Las Vegas.

New Jersey. Bridgewater-Raritan Regional High School, Bridgewater; Conackamack Middle School, Piscataway; Montgomery Middle School, Skillman; Moorestown High School, Moorestown; North Brunswick Township High School, North Brunswick; Round Valley Middle School. Lebanon; Rutherford High School, Rutherford; Schuyler Colfax Middle School, Wayne; Academy of the Holy Angels, Demarest; Montclair Kimberley Academy, Montclair.

New Mexico. Mountain View Middle School, Rio Rancho;

New York. Ardsley Middle School, Ardsley; Commack Middle School, Commack; H. Frank Carey Junior Senior High School, Franklin Square; Pleasantville Middle School, Pleasantville; Shaker Junior High School, Latham; South Woods Middle School, Syosset; Aquinas High School, Bronx; La Salle Academy, New York; Merkaz Bnos High School, Brooklyn.

North Carolina. James Baxter Hunt Jr. High School, Wilson; Shallotte Middle School, Shallotte; Charlotte Latin School, Charlotte.

North Dakota. Bismarck High School, Bismarck.

Ohio. Anna K. Wantz Middle School, Miamisburg; Beachwood Middle School, Beachwood; Olentangy High School, Lewis Center; Perry Middle School, Perry; Woodridge Middle School, Peninsula; Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy Middle School, Cincinnati; McAuley High School, Cincinnati.

Pennsylvania. Fox Chapel Area High School, Pittsburgh; Garnet Valley Middle School, Glen Mills; Interboro High School, Prospect Park; LogCollege Middle School, Warminster; Marshall Middle School, Wexford; Neshaminy Middle School, Langhorne; Palisades Middle School, Kintnersville; Upper St. Clair High School, Upper St. Clair; Trinity High School, Camp Hill.

Rhode Island. Mount St. Charles Academy, Woonsocket.

South Carolina. Hand Middle School, Columbia: Pickens Middle School, Pickens; R.P. Dawkins Middle School, Moore; T. L. Hanna High School, Anderson

Texas. Bel Air High School, El Paso; Canyon Vista Middle School, Austin; Coppell Middle School—East, Coppell; Cypress Falls High School, Houston; Dr. Ralph H. Poteet High School, Mesquite; Dumas Junior High School, Dumas; First Colony Middle School, Sugar Land; Fredericksburg High School, Fredericksburg; George Marshall Middle School, Beaumont; Goodnight Junior High School, San Marcos; Grapevine High School, Grapevine; Gregory-Portland High School, Portland; Haggard Middle School, Plano; Harlandale High School, San Antonio; Holub Middle School, Houston; James Andrew Jackson Intermediate School; Pasadena; James B. Bonham Middle School, Amarillo; James Madison High School, San Antonio; Jersey Village High School, Houston; John P. Odom Academy, Beaumont; Judson High School, Converse; Keller High School, Keller; Lamar Middle School, Irving; Louis W. Fox Academic and Technical High School, San Antonio; Martin Junior High School, Austin; Mayde Creek Junior High School, Houston; McNeil High School, Austin; Memorial Parkway Junior High, Katy; Sharon Christa McAuliffe Junior High School, San Antonio; Theodore Roosevelt High School, San Antonio; Thornton Middle School, Katy; Winston Churchill High School, San Antonio; Antonian College Preparatory High School, San Antonio.

Virginia. Chickahominy Middle School, Mechanicsville; Harry Flood Byrd Middle School, Richmond; James River High School, Midlothian; Lee-Davis High School, Mechanicsville; Menchville High School, Newport News.

Washington. George R. Curtis Senior High School, University Place; Sumner High School, Sumner. West Virginia. Eastern Greenbrier Junior High School, Ronceverte; Jackson Junior High School, Vienna. Wisconsin. Kettle Moraine Middle School, Dousman; Meyer Middle School, River Falls; Whitefish Bay Middle School, Whitefish Bay; Saint Peter Middle School, Stevens Point.


This year’s winners of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching were announced last week. The awards, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, recognize an elementary mathematics, elementary science, secondary mathematics, and secondary science teacher from each state and U.S. jurisdictions.

The honor includes a $7,500 National Science Foundation grant to each awardee to help improve math and science programs at his or her school. The recipients are listed below by state.

Alabama. Nancy Moody Chilton, secondary mathematics, Pizitz Middle School, Vestavia Hills; Gail Ford Garner, elementary mathematics, Bluff Park Elementary, Hoover; Martha I. Mackay, elementary science, Pinson Elementary School, Pinson; Lynne M. McElhaney, secondary science, John L. Le Flore High School, Mobile.

Alaska. Douglas Mark Heetderks, elementary science, Susitna Elementary, Anchorage; Lura Lee Ziegler Hegg, secondary science, Colony Middle School, Palmer; Gretchen Estes Murphy, elementary mathematics, University Park Elementary School, Fairbanks.

Arizona. Wendy Kay Diskin, elementary mathematics, Bradshaw Mountain Middle School, Dewey; David Alan Harbster, secondary science, Moon Valley High School, Phoenix; Jim Thomas Manley, elementary science, Mendoza Elementary School, Mesa; Debra Jo (Wooten) Schmidt, secondary mathematics, Bradshaw Mountain High School, Dewey.

Arkansas. Gary Alan Earleywine, secondary science, Mills University Studies High School, Little Rock; Sarah N. Hogg, elementary mathematics, William Jefferson Clinton Elementary School, Sherwood; Mary Susan Jeffries, elementary science, Springhill Elementary School, Bryant; Lynne Smith Roberts, secondary mathematics, Emerson Public School, Emerson.

California. Cynthia Duskin Hausheer, elementary mathematics, Montevideo Elementary School, Mission Viejo; Diana Lynn Herrington, secondary mathematics, Clovis High School, Clovis; Cindra Harrold Vargas, elementary science, Cardillera Elementary School, Mission Viejo; John Zavalney, secondary science, Foshay Learning Center, Los Angeles.

Colorado. DeLene Marie Hoffner, elementary science, Explorer Elementary School, Colorado Springs; Mary Ann Korte, secondary science, Grand Junction High School, Grand Junction; Catherine Anne Martin, secondary mathematics, South High School, Denver; Carmen Jean McDermott, elementary mathematics, Prairie Hills Elementary School, Colorado Springs.

Connecticut. Antonella Maria Bona-Gallo, secondary science, Windham High School, Willimantic; Arlene Starno Cassello, elementary science, Alice Peck School, Hamden; John G. Ciochine, secondary mathematics, North Branford Institute, North Branford.

Delaware. Jilliann Cusick Hounsell, secondary science, Henry B. DuPont Middle School, Hockessin; Karon Owen Massado, elementary science, Pleasantville Elementary School, New Castle; John Powell Matthias, elementary mathematics, Silver Lake Elementary School, Middletown; Lorianne Paolillo, secondary mathematics, Gunning Bedford Meadows Middle School, Delaware City.

Department of Defense Dependents Schools. Judith Elizabeth Byrd, secondary mathematics, Bahrain School, Armed Forces Europe; Judith Ann Kraus, elementary science, South Guam Elementary/Middle School, Santa Rita, Guam; Teresa Faye Martin, secondary science, Bahrain High School, Armed Forces Europe; Clara Irenia St. Rose, elementary mathematics, Ricardo Richards Elementary School, St. Croix, Virgin Islands; Meryl Yamazaki, elementary science, San Antonio Elementary School, Saipan, Northern Mariana Island.

District of Columbia. Nadyne Adayre Gilbert, elementary science, Brookland Elementary School; Elaine Christina Smith, secondary mathematics, Woodrow Wilson Senior High School; Joan Nesmith Turner, elementary mathematics, Bunker Hill Elementary Enterprise School.

Florida. James C. Dean, elementary mathematics, Glade View Elementary and Pioneer Park Elementary schools, Belle Glade; Linda Gamber Ewing, secondary science, Lee Middle School, Fort Myers; Jill Rice Scott, elementary science, Lake Highland Preparatory School, Orlando; Dana Yancoskie, secondary mathematics, MAST Academy, Miami.Georgia. Vallye Jean Blanton, elementary mathematics, Lake Park Elementary School, Lake Park; Amanda Brinkley Buice, elementary science, Lamar County Elementary School, Barnesville; Amy Monroe Denty, secondary science, Arthur Williams Middle School, Jesup; Carole Goddard Haley, secondary mathematics, Dean Rusk Middle School, Canton.

Hawaii. Charles Blair Glennon, secondary mathematics, Seabury Hall School, Makawao; Joseph R. Laszlo, secondary science, Admiral Arthur W. Radford High School, Honolulu.

Idaho. Betty Ann Collins, elementary science, Sagle Elementary School, Sagle; Clinton Angus Kennedy, secondary science, Cascade Junior High School/High School; Cascade; Mary Suzanne Preussner, secondary mathematics, Rocky Mountain Middle School, Idaho Falls; Judy Gott Young, elementary mathematics, Kimberly Elementary School, Kimberly.

Illinois. Kathy J. Costello, secondary science, Millstadt Consolidated School, Millstadt; Denise N. Edelson, elementary mathematics, Hannah G. Solomon Elementary School, Chicago; Jennifer Ann May, elementary science, Ellis School, Belleville; Robert Martin Pacyga, secondary mathematics, Argo Community High School, Summit.

Indiana. Claire Anne Baker, secondary science, Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, Indianapolis; Sandra Lee Brown, elementary science, Allisonville Elementary School, Indianapolis; Callie Ann Marksbary, elementary mathematics, Vinton Elementary School, Lafayette; Kathy Ann Welch-Martin, secondary mathematics, Wainwright Middle School, Lafayette.

Iowa. Lyn Le Countryman, secondary science, University of Northern Iowa Price Laboratory School, Cedar Falls; Jean Bangs Krusi, secondary mathematics, Ames Middle School, Ames; Diana Swanson Schmidt, elementary mathematics, Edwards Elementary School, Ames; Karla Jean Snodgrass, elementary science, Western Hills Elementary School, West Des Moines.

Kansas. Earl Legleiter, secondary science, El Dorado High School, El Dorado; Janice Carol Reutter, elementary mathematics, Medicine Lodge Primary School, Medicine Lodge; Georgia Ann Smith, elementary science, Sunflower Elementary School, Lenexa; Patrick Lane Sullivan, secondary mathematics, DeSoto High School, DeSoto.

Kentucky. Darlene R. Litteral, elementary science, Shopville Elementary School, Somerset; Peggy G. Welch, secondary science, West Jessamine High School, Nicholasville; Lisa Deon Willian, secondary mathematics, Hart County High School, Munfordville.

Louisiana. Beth Bolin Miller, secondary mathematics, Istrouma High School and Technology Magnet, Baton Rouge; Maryanne Weissinger Smith, elementary mathematics, Mandeville Middle School, Mandeville; Susan Maraman Tittlebaum, elementary science, St. Paul’s Episcopal School, New Orleans; Tammye Jordan Turpin, secondary science, Greenacres Middle School, Bossier City.

Maine. Joni B. Cooke, elementary science, Leeds Central School, Leeds; Michael Dale Warren, secondary science, Monmouth Academy, Monmouth; Martha Louise Wolfe, elementary mathematics, Rockport Elementary School, Rockport; Cyrilla Hergenhan Bolster, elementary mathematics, Catonsville Elementary School, Catonsville.

Maryland. Helene Schiff Granof, elementary science, Burning Tree Elementary School, Bethesda; Susan Marie Howe, secondary mathematics, Oakland Mills Middle School, Columbia; Gary Warren Miller, secondary science, Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School, Laurel.

Massachusetts. Carol Ann Shestok, elementary science, Norman E. Day Elementary School, Westford; Thomas Joseph Vaughn, secondary science, Arlington High School, Arlington; Erica Dakin Voolich, secondary mathematics, Solomon Schechter Day School, Newton.

Michigan. Susanne I. Beute, elementary mathematics, Lowell Area Schools, Lowell; Ruth Eileen Cummins, elementary science, Cherokee Elementary School, Clinton Township; Kyle Howard Hughes, secondary mathematics, Oakland Science, Mathematics, & Technology Academy, Clarkston; Linda A. Wood, secondary science, Levey Middle School, Southfield.

Minnesota. Bradley Byron Blue, secondary science, Olson Middle School, Minneapolis; Ellen Margaret Delaney, secondary mathematics, North High School, North St. Paul; Bernadette Mary Green, elementary mathematics, Loring Community School, Minneapolis; James Leroy Olson, elementary science, South Elementary School, Princeton.

Mississippi. Carol Akers Burton, elementary mathematics, Hernando Elementary School, Hernando; Peggy Jane Carlisle, elementary science, Poindexter Elementary School, Jackson; Miriam Burt Clark, secondary mathematics, Pontotoc City Schools-Pontotoc High School, Pontotoc; Geraldine Todd Jones, secondary science, Mississippi School for the Deaf, Jackson.

Missouri. Nancy Ann Fischer, secondary science, Valle Catholic High School, Ste. Genevieve; Judith Ann Gau, elementary science, Franklin School, Cape Girardeau; Ann Marie Perry, secondary mathematics, Pattonville High School, Maryland Heights; Martha Ammann Short, elementary mathematics, North Elementary School, Jackson.

Montana. Cliff Bara, secondary mathematics, Troy High School, Troy; Rolland Wayne Karlin, elementary science, Big Timber Grade School, Big Timber; Wendy Elson Pierce, secondary science, Chief Joseph Middle School, Bozeman; Valerie Josephine Samson, elementary mathematics, Peterson Elementary, Kalispell.

Nebraska. Robert D. Curtright, secondary science, Lincoln Northeast High School, Lincoln; Karen Taft Hastings, elementary science, Newell Elementary, Grand Island; Mary Frances Nielsen, secondary mathematics, Potter-Dix Public Schools, Potter.

Nevada. Gail M. Bushey, elementary science, Dayton Elementary School, Dayton; Steve Duane Johnson, secondary science, Churchill County High School, Fallon; Kathy King, secondary mathematics, Reed High School, Sparks.

New Hampshire. Robert H. Brown, secondary science, Walpole Elementary School, Walpole; Jeanine Cucuel King, secondary mathematics, Hanover High School, Hanover; Evalyn Hart Maghakian, elementary science, Brookline Elementary School, Brookline; Kathryn Ann Treamer, elementary mathematics, Groveton Elementary School, Groveton.

New Jersey. Angela Nicole Deeney, elementary mathematics, Hasbrouck Heights Euclid School, Hasbrouck Heights; Betty Garrity, secondary mathematics, Arthur Rann Middle School, Absecon; Beverly J. Nelson, secondary science, Hackensack High School, Hackensack; Linda Lee Smith, elementary science, Billingsport and Loudenslager Elementary schools, Paulsboro.

New Mexico. Catherine Marcia Moya, elementary science, Los Lunas Elementary School, Los Lunas; Alan D. Tennison, secondary mathematics, Valley High School, Albuquerque; Sandra Yvonne Tutor, elementary mathematics, Loma Linda Elementary School, Anthony.

New York. Donna Kellum, elementary science, Follow Through Urban Learning Lab, Buffalo; Laura Klein, elementary mathematics, Osborn Elementary School, Rye; Susan Kornstein, secondary mathematics, Rye Country Day School, Rye; James William Kuhl, secondary science, Central Square Middle School, Central Square.

North Carolina. Kenneth Austin Cutler, secondary science, Hillside High School, Durham; Cynthia Hanner Davis, secondary mathematics, Southern Guilford High School, Greensboro; Valerie Hicks Kearson, elementary mathematics, New Hope Elementary School, Henderson; Kathryn Byerly White, elementary science, Johnson Street Elementary School, High Point.

North Dakota. Michelle Ann Bliven, secondary mathematics, Minot High School—Central Campus, Minot; Gary R. Brekke, secondary science, Woodrow Wilson Community High School, Fargo; Julie Lynn Gronos, elementary science, Edwin Loe Elementary School, New Town; Lawrence Daniel Walker, elementary mathematics, Killdeer Public School, Killdeer.

Ohio. Bernadette Marie Clemens-Walatka, secondary science, Sycamore High School, Cincinnati; Mary Jo Doebling, secondary mathematics, Mount Healthy High School, Cincinnati; Laura N. Little, elementary mathematics, Franklin Elementary School, Lakewood; Deborah Louise Wickerham, elementary science, Chamberlin Hill Elementary School, Findlay

Oklahoma. Karen Louise Evans, secondary science, Hydro Public School, Hydro; Anne Luttrell Garrett, elementary mathematics, Madison Elementary School, Norman; Robye Kay Pursifull, elementary science, Eisenhower Elementary School, Norman; Joyce Lorene Shrock, secondary mathematics, Guymon Central Junior High School, Guymon.

Oregon. Sheryl Lynn Beverly, secondary mathematics, Henley Middle School, Klamath Falls; Lynda Wallace Jones, secondary science, Catlin Gabel School, Portland; Terry Nardo Kaye, elementary mathematics, Eugene Field School, Silvertone; Eric Walter Olson, elementary science, Chief Joseph Elementary School, Portland.

Pennsylvania. Cary Richard Boyer, secondary science, Parkland High School, Orefield; Edward William Harkins, secondary mathematics, Abington Junior High School, Abington; Judith Achor Miller, elementary science, Bridle Path Elementary School, Lansdale; Sharon Baer Warner, elementary mathematics, Eagle View Elementary School, Somerset.

Puerto Rico. Janett Ferrer, elementary science, Luis Munoz Rivera Community School, Dorado; Marta M. Molina, secondary science, Luis Munoz Marin, Barranquitas; Maria E. Santiago, secondary mathematics, S.U. Dr. Cayetano Coll y Toste, Bajadero.

Rhode Island. Katherine Mary Boutin, secondary mathematics, John F. Deering Middle School, West Warwick; Mariann C. Hayward, elementary mathematics, Peace Dale Elementary School, Peace Dale; Christine Cora Johnson, secondary science, Cumberland High School, Cumberland; Marilyn Irene Remick, elementary science, Norwood Avenue School, Cranston.

South Carolina. Sherri Garrett Kennedy, secondary mathematics, Gettys Middle School, Easley; Dale Morris Smith, elementary mathematics, Chukker Creek Elementary School, Aiken; Barbara Ann Ward, elementary science, Scranton Elementary School, Scranton; Betty Watkins Woodham, secondary science, Gettys Middle School, Easley.

South Dakota. Mary Jo Lee Christensen, elementary mathematics, Webster School, Webster; Ellen McQuillen Cooch, secondary mathematics, Axtell Park Middle School, Sioux Falls; Barbara Ann Dohrer, elementary science, Mellette Elementary School, Watertown; J. Kelly Lane, secondary science, Douglas Middle School, Box Elder.

TennesseeEmily Camp Gaude, secondary mathematics, Gresham Middle School, Knoxville; Tina Marie King, elementary science, West Elementary School, Mount Juliet; Karen Reed-Wright, elementary mathematics, George Washington Elementary School, Kingsport; Colleen Goss Wallace, secondary science, Cumberland County High School, Crossville; Cathy Leggett Barthelemy, elementary science, Jack D. Johnson Elementary School, Southlake.

Texas. Jane Borland, secondary science, Lamar High School, Arlington; Linda Lee Gann, secondary mathematics, Sandra Day O’Connor High School, Helotes; Kathryn Miller Tipton, elementary mathematics, Mountainview Elementary School, Waco.

Utah. Adella Serrin Croft, secondary mathematics, Skyline High School, Salt Lake City; Shirley Matsumori Mills, elementary mathematics, Cottonwood Heights Elementary School, Salt Lake City; Sally R. Ogilvie, elementary science, Mountain View Elementary School, Layton; Glen Duane Westbroek, secondary science, Orem Junior High School, Orem.

Vermont. Leslie Kathleen Ercole, secondary mathematics, Gilman Middle School, Gilman; Robin Bickford Gannon, elementary science, East Montpelier Elementary School, East Montpelier; Linda Lee Parker, elementary mathematics, State Street School, Windsor.

Virginia. Jennifer Sue Flannagan, secondary science, Kemps Landing Magnet School, Virginia Beach; Wendy Severin Goldfein, elementary science, Newington Forest Elementary School, Springfield; Jane Hamner Williams, elementary mathematics, Pinchbeck Elementary School, Richmond; Ann Elizabeth Zingraff-Newton, secondary mathematics, Ocean Lakes High School, Virginia BeachWashington. Laurelynn Brooks, secondary science, Sequim High School, Sequim; Paula Karen Fraser, elementary science, Stevenson Elementary School, Bellevue; Timothy Jay Granger, elementary mathematics, Quil Ceda Elementary School, Marysville; Tamma Lynn Matsumoto, secondary mathematics, Carmichael Middle School, Richland.

West Virginia. Linda May Fonner, elementary science, New Martinsville School, New Martinsville; Susan Eileen Hvizdos, secondary mathematics, Wheeling Park High School, Wheeling; Sonya Ferrell Picklesimer, secondary science, Williamson High, Williamson; Diana Kay Wells, elementary mathematics, Fairview Elementary School, Fairview.

Wisconsin. Suzanne M. Folberg, secondary mathematics, Cherokee Heights Middle School, Madison; Jessie Aleta Good, secondary science, Kohler Public School, Kohler; Susan Marie Inkmann, elementary science, Parkview Elementary School, Cedarburg; Diana Lynn Kasbaum, elementary mathematics, Eastside Elementary School, Sun Prairie.

Wyoming. Anna Denardi, secondary mathematics, Guernsey-Sunrise Junior/Senior High School, Guernsey; Mary Ellen Krisko, secondary science, Worland Middle School, Worland; Gail John Moravek, elementary science, Fremont County School District #24, Shoshoni; Tammy Beth Needham, elementary mathematics, Sundance Elementary School, Sundance.

A version of this article appeared in the May 24, 2000 edition of Education Week


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