Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017

Science Educators Honored

The Greenville County Science Teachers Association (GCSTA) recently honored five GCS teachers at an awards banquet. Two Explore Learning Gizmos Leadership Awards were also presented. Dr. Weston Dripps from Furman University spoke on Sustainability: Educating the Future.

  • Melvin Gates, Eastside High – Distinguished Service in Science
  • Christine Johnson, Mauldin Elementary – Science Teacher of the Year
  • Holly Ruston, Brushy Creek Elementary – Outstanding Science Teacher
  • James Adkins, Blue Ridge Middle – Outstanding Science Teacher (not pictured)
  • Alison Koutroulias, Berea High – Outstanding Science Teacher (not pictured)
  • Explore Learning Gizmos Leadership Award – Northwood Middle
  • Explore Learning Gizmos Leadership Award – Blue Ridge High

Greenville County Science Teachers Association (GCSTA) supports and conducts professional development and informational activities in the field of science education. GCSTA offers a variety of events throughout the school year for Greenville County school district teachers, and these events can often be attended for professional development hours or exchange days. Each spring, GCSTA sponsors a banquet and awards night for district teachers and others deserving of recognition for their commitment to great science in their schools and elsewhere in the community.

All Explore Learning Gizmos individual Leadership Awards Christine Johnson Explore Learning Gizmos Leadership Award, Blue Ridge High Explore Learning Gizmos Leadership Award, Northwood Middle Holly Rushton Melvin Gates Yeynote speaker, Dr. Weston Dripps, Sustainability - Educating the Future

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