The Association of Science-Technology Centers has named 50 teachers as Honor Roll Teachers for their efforts in science education. The winners are listed below by state and local science center.
Alabama. Millie Harris, Anniston Museum of Natural History, Anniston. California. Rick Hoffmann, Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno; Paulette Johnson, Tech Museum of Innovation, San Jose; Judy Sims, Santa Barbara Botanical Garden, Santa Barbara; Kathleen Wells, San Francisco Bay Model Visitors Center, San Francisco. Connecticut. Patricia K. Maloney, Discovery Museum, Bridgeport. Florida. Susan Leeds, Orlando Science Center, Orlando.
Georgia. Shelly Allen, National Science Center, Fort Gordon; Diane Copeland, Fernbank Science Center, Atlanta; Jeff Cramer, SciTrek--The Science and Technology Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta; Donna Swords, Fernbank Science Center, Atlanta; Judy Whittemore, National Science Center, Fort Gordon.
Illinois. Savannah Browning-Smith, Chicago Academy of Sciences, Chicago; James D. Cox, Fermilab's Lederman Science Center, Batavia; Martin Lardner, Bettendorf Children's Museum, Bettendorf; Ann Patucha, Lakeview Museum, Peoria. Iowa. Lyn Countryman, Bluedorn Science Imaginarium, Waterloo; Al Covington, Science Station, Cedar Rapids; Sharon Scrougs, Science Center of Iowa, Des Moines.
Kentucky. Deborah Johnson, Louisville Science Center, Louisville. Maryland. Susan Brown, Maryland Science Center, Baltimore. Massachusetts. Rosemary Rodriquenz, National Plastics Center and Museum, Leominster. Michigan. Ann McInnis, Cranbrook Institute of Science, Bloomfield Hills. Minnesota. Guy Stewart, Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul. Missouri. Mary Ann Buschmann, St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis; Rebecca Liberty-Winter, Kansas City Museum, Kansa City. Nevada. Melva Howel, May Center, Washoe County Parks and Recreation, Washoe.
New Jersey. Jim Canterbury, Liberty Science Center, Jersey City; Patricia Farrell, Liberty Science Center, Jersey City. New York. Thomas F. McGuire, SciencePort, Rye; Pamela Monk, Sciencenter, Ithaca; Michael Perna, New York Hall of Science, Corona Park. North Carolina. Elizabeth D. Baird, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh; Paula James, North Carolina Museum of Life and Science, Durham; Sandra Stancil, Health Adventure, Asheville.
Ohio. Maureen Kennedy Berg, Health Museum, Cleveland; Linda Penn, SciMatec, Toledo; Patricia Shepherd, Inventure Place: National Inventors Hall of Fame, Akron. Oklahoma. Carole Anne Barsaloux, Omniplex Science Museum, Oklahoma City. Oregon. Michael Brown, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland. Pennsylvania. Maribeth Vargamin, Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh. Tennessee. Betty Clay, Cumberland Science Museum, Nashville.
Texas. Mary Ellis Adler, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth; Ginny White, Science Place, Dallas; Marion Williams, Science Place, Dallas. Vermont. Pamela Force, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich; Brian Pendleton, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich. Virginia. Jerry Catron, Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville. Washington. Francie Jordan, Pacific Science Center, Seattle; Peggy Willcuts, Pacific Science Center, Seattle.
AT&T GOVERNORS AND MAYORAL FELLOWS
Forty-eight mathematics and science teachers were recently named as winners in the Governors and Mayoral Fellows Program, sponsored by the American Telephone & Telegraph Company. The winners are listed below by state.
Alabama. Patricia P. Cassady, Hillcrest High School, Evergreen; Bill Martin, Fort Payne Middle School, Fort Payne. Arkansas. Earlean Collins, Pine Bluff High School, Pine Bluff; Susan J. Creekmore, Marion High School, Marion. District of Columbia. Onyema C. Isigwe, Dunbar High School, Washington; Shokrollah Momen, Frank W. Ballou Senior High School, Washington. Georgia. Tambra Crowe, Central High School of Carroll County, Carrollton; Gloria Harris, Savannah High School, Savannah.
Hawaii. Karen M. Nishimoto, Punahou School, Honolulu. Illinois. Lucy A. Aikerson, Washington Middle School, Aurora; Larry Brown, Morgan Park Academy, Chicago. Indiana. Donna L. Briggs, Burris Laboratory School, Muncie; Terry A. Reed, Hamilton Heights Middle School, Arcadia. Kansas. M. Sue Gibson, Shawnee Mission West High School, Shawnee Mission; Randy Lee Weaver, Junction City High School, Junction City.
Louisiana. Janice C. Bax, New Orleans Math and Science High School, New Orleans; Sharon O. Linton, Ursuline Academy High School, New Orleans. Maine. Paige D. Keeley, Whitefield School, North Whitefield; Gary Marks, Wentworth Middle School, Scarborough. Maryland. Jan L. Adamchak, Pocomoke Middle School, Pocomoke City; Sherri A. Brooks, Western Heights Middle School, Hagerstown. Michigan. Kevin M. Byrd, Northwestern High School, Detroit; Jean M. Williams, Greenhills School, Ann Arbor.
Nebraska. Thomas P. Epling, Grant High School, Grant; Susie E. Larson, Pound Middle School, Lincoln. New Jersey. Joam M. Hall, Mount Olive High School, Flanders; Stephen M. Morrison, Paul Robeson School, Plainfield. New York. Barbara A. Stroud, Hostos-Lincoln Academy, New York City; Michele Flores Ward, McKenney Middle School, Canton. Ohio. Irene J. Baron, West Muskingum High School, Zanesville; Vaughn D. Leigh, Hudson High School, Hudson.
Oklahoma. Osa Brown, John Marshall High School, Oklahoma City; Jim Hajek, Dover High School, Dover. South Carolina. Kent A. Freeman, Summerville High School--John W. Gregg Campus, Summerville; Christina A. Petrusick, Dreher High School, Columbia. Tennessee. Betty C. Pulley, Shrine School for Handicapped Children, Memphis; James H. Snider, East Middle School, Nashville. Texas. Martin Gollery, High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Houston; Esmerelda Perez-Gonzalez, Bishop Garriga Middle School, Corpus Christi. Washington. Jerry Bailey, Tillicum Middle School, Bellevue; Christine S. Murakami, Overlake School, Redmond.
West Virginia. Virginia C. Demchik, Jefferson High School, Shenandoah Junction; Jane C. Michael, Sunrest Middle/Junior High School, Morgantown. Wisconsin. Lenore A. Kopitzke, Waunakee High School, Waunakee; Jeanne A. Nye, Lake Mills Middle School, Lake Mills. Wyoming. Linda L. Fleming, Little Snake River Valley School, Baggs; Denese Wierbicki, Alternative Transitional Center, Gillette.
The Eastern Education Research Association recently awarded two authors its Meritorious Research Award. They are: Barbara Bruschi, senior research assistant, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, N.J.; and Bernice Taylor Anderson, research scientist, E.T.S.
The National Endowment for the Humanities and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation recently named 66 teachers as fellows in the N.E.H. Fellowship Program for Foreign-Language Teachers. The winners are listed below by state or country of residence; the location of study appears in parentheses.
California. Gary R. Bottone, Sequoia High School, Redwood City (Japan); Irene E. Brenner, Carson High School, Carson (South America); Xiaolin Chang, Mission High School, San Francisco (China); Jan K. Curtis, Calistoga Elementary School, Calistoga (Mexico); Barbara A. Flynn, Summerfield Waldorf School, Santa Rosa (South America); Nancy M. Marotta, Oak Manor Elementary School, Ukiah (South America); Kaye McKleroy, Mercy High School, San Francisco (France); Cynthia Peirce, Buena Vista Elementary School, San Francisco (Mexico); J. Thomas Williams, Valley View High School, Moreno Valley (France).
Colorado. Frauke E. Ramin, Cheyenne Mountain Junior/Senior High School, Colorado Springs (Africa). Connecticut. Armelle F. Webster, Country School, Guilford (France); Florida. Nancy J. Allchin, Reynold's Lane Elementary, Jacksonville (Central America); Gilda J. Nissenberg, North Miami Beach Senior High School, North Miami Beach (Dominican Republic). Georgia. Elizabeth T. Hollis, Bartow Elementary School, Savannah (Spain); Patricia W. Smitherman, Marietta High School, Marietta (Central America).
Hong Kong. Joyce Ranieri, Hong Kong International School, Tai Tim (China). Idaho. Susan G. Polle, Moscow High School, Moscow (South America). Illinois. Daniel J. Bender, A.E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire (Mexico); Mildred L. Lynk, Herbert Spencer Elementary School, Chicago (Austria/Germany); Maria T. Misey, Roycemore High School, Evanston (Martinique/Guadeloupe). Indiana. Bruce W. Burgess, Culver Academies, Culver (Africa); Carol J. Pierobon, Pike High School, Indianapolis (South America).
Iowa. Mary B. Miller, West High School, Waterloo (Spain). Kansas. Carol J. Swinney, Hugoton High School, Hugoton (France). Kentucky. Lawana Dickerson, Iroquois High School Magnet Career School, Louisville (Spain). Louisiana. Ralph W. Forestieri, McKinley Magnet Middle School, Baton Rouge (Italy). Massachusetts. Joyce E. Beckwith, Wilmington High School, Wilmington (France); Nancy E. Langone, Acton-Boxborough Regional High School, Acton (France); Susan M. Lebach-Rosenbloom, Brookline High School, Brookline (France).
Michigan. Dorothy M. Dean, Carsonville-Port Sanilac, Carsonville (France). Minnesota. Bambi T. Goodwin, Central and Lincoln Elementary Schools, Bemidji (Canada); Margaret J. Lane, White Bear Lake School, White Bear Lake (South America); Rosemary R. Renfro, Central High School, St. Paul (Africa); Karen T. Terhaar, Language Immersion School, Robbinsdale (Spain). Missouri. James W. Cooper, Parkway South High School, Manchester (Spain); Diana B. Hartnett, St. Louis Priory School, St. Louis (France); Carol A. Marshall, Affton Senior High School, St. Louis (Spain).
Nevada. Holly A. Johnson, Division of Curriculum, Las Vegas Schools, Las Vegas (France). New Hampshire. Kathleen A. Hill, Derryfield School, Manchester (Africa). New Jersey. Nancy M. Falong, Hackettstown High School, Hackettstown (Greece); Janet L. Glass, Dwight Englewood School, Englewood (Mexico); Norma J. Meono Sanchez, St. Vincent Academy, Newark (Central America). New York. Lurana T. Amis, Horace Mann School, New York City (France); Charles F. Begley, Lockport High School, Lockport (Italy); Silvia T. Mannino, Chatauqua Central School, Chatauqua (Spain); Catherine E. Tucker, John Dewey High School, Brooklyn (Spain); Stephanie L. Wratten, Riverdale Country School, New York City (Japan).
North Carolina. Richard L. Hoffman, Madison Middle School, Marshall (Mexico); Betty K. Kee, Eastlawn Elementary, Burlington (South America); Sonia S. Torres-Quinones, Hunter Magnet Elementary School, Raleigh (Spain). Ohio. Cheryl G. Fischer, Mifflin High School, Columbus (China). Oklahoma. Virginia B. Johnson, Putnam City High School, Oklahoma City (France); Shao-Ai Ting, Booker T. Washington High School, Tulsa (China). Oregon. Melinda S. Gale, St. Mary's Academy, Portland (Mexico).
Pennsylvania. Elisabeth Hoover, Reynolds and Wheatland Junior/Senior High School, Lancaster (Austria/Germany); Jeannette G. Keshishian, Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr (Lebanon). South Carolina. Joanne Z. Lannie, Moultrie Middle School, Mount Pleasant (France). Taiwan. Carol A. Chadwick, Taipei American School, Taipei (France). Tennessee. Margaret B. Lee, White Station High School, Memphis (Africa); Bedford H. Smith, Cleveland High School, Cleveland (Central America). Texas. Tamara N. Stuckey, Hamilton Park Pacesetter School, Dallas (Central America).
Virginia. Francine Desmaris, George Marshall High School, Falls Church (France); Gisele I. Friedrichs, Thomas Jefferson High School, Richmond (France); Edgar E. Soudek, Woodberry Forest School, Woodberry Forest (Mexico). Washington. Virginia Pupo-Walker, West Seattle High School, Seattle (Cuba). Wisconsin. Kathleen A. Schneider, Lincoln Senior High School, Wisconsin Rapids (Central America).
MERCK INNOVATION AWARDS
The Merck Institute for Science Education recently announced eight winners in the Merck Innovation Awards for Science Teaching program. The winning institutions were each awarded $25,000 to improve the preparation of K-8 science teachers. The recipients are: Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn.; Hampton University, Hampton, Va.; Lawrence Technical University, Southfield, Mich.; Lesley College, Cambridge, Mass.; Marywood College, Scranton, Pa.; St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn.; University of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif.; and University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Okla.
NATIONAL TEACHERS HALL OF FAME
Five teachers were recently inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kan. The inductees are: Robert E. Coleman, Alternative Education Program, Regional School District 15, Middlebury, Conn.; Jean L. Damisch, Niles West High School, Skokie, Ill.; Francis Kemba Mustapha, South Side High School, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Renee G. O'Leary, Willmington Manor School, New Castle, Del.; and Richard Ruffalo, Belleville Senior High School, Belleville, N.J.
The Peace Education Foundation has honored five Miami, Fla., teachers and administrators for outstanding work in promoting peace and encouraging nonviolent conflict resolution. They are: Nora W. Brandt, principal, W.J. Brian Elementary School; Susan Laguardia, teacher, Academy for Community Education; Barbara W. Moss, principal, Allapattah Elementary School; Kimberly S. Ottaviani, teacher, Palm Springs North Elementary School; and Mary Smith, teacher, Lake Stevens Middle School.
OTHER HONORS AND AWARDS
Frank Kurt Clyke, director, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., has been awarded the Joseph W. Lippincott Award by the American Library Association, for his distinguished librarianship.
U.S. Rep. Bill Goodling (R-Pa.) received the Equality and Excellence in Education Award from the Career College Association.
Margaret Hiller, director, Bridgeport Education Fund, Bridgeport, Conn., has been named winner of the Thomas P. Mondani Friend of Education Award by the Connecticut Education Association, for her efforts to building community commitment to improving public education.
David T. Kearns, former U.S. deputy secretary of education and former chairman, Xerox Corporation, Stamford, Conn., was recently awarded the Cleveland E. Dodge Medal for Distinguished Service to Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Eva Rousseau, principal, Dunbar High School, Washington, D.C., recently received the School/Business Partnership Award from The Wall Street Journal and the Employment Management Association Foundation, for her efforts on behalf of Dunbar's pre-engineering program in partnership with the Potomac Electric Power Company.
Willie Stewart, football coach, Anacostia Senior High School, Washington, D.C., has been awarded the Giant Steps Award for Outstanding Male Coach by the Center for Study of Sports at Northwestern University.
Nelly S. Toll, adjunct professor, Rowan College, Glassboro, N.J., was recently awarded the Children's Book Award, Older Reader Category, by the International Reading Association, for her autobiography, Behind the Secret Window: A Memoir of Hidden Childhood During World War Two.
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