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2013 Georgia STEM Education Awards Winners

By Chip Rogers Posted October 1, 2013 11:01am (EDT)
2013 Georgia STEM Education Awards Winners

The winners of the 2013 Georgia STEM Education Awards were officially honored Friday, September 27th at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia.

For the second year, the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) recognized schools, programs, and companies for their outstanding efforts and achievements in supporting and promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Education in Georgia.

“Recent Studies show that Georgia will need to fill approximately 211,000 STEM-related jobs by 2018,” said Tino Mantella, president & CEO of TAG. “The 2013 Georgia STEM Education Awards finalists are helping to prepare the tech-ready workforce to fill these jobs and we applaud them for standing out as leaders in Georgia’s educational community.”

This year’s Finalists were chosen from among more than 170 applicants in 8 different categories:

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Hightower Elementary STEM School, DeKalb County

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Rossville Middle School, Walker County

HIGH SCHOOL

Forsyth Central High School, Forsyth County

EXTRACURRICULAR PROGRAM

Computers for Youth: Atlanta's Digital Learning Program, Fulton County

POST SECONDARY OUTREACH

The Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) at the Georgia Institute of Technology

CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY

Woodville Tompkins Technical and Career High School, Savannah-Chatham County

CORPORATE OUTREACH

General Electric, Atlanta, Fulton County

BEST STEM DAY ACTIVITY

Woodland Middle School, East Point, Fulton County

 

For more information about the Technology Association of Georgia, please click HERE.

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