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Nominations sought for Micron Outstanding Idaho Science Teacher Awards

Posted September 10, 2008

Nominations are being requested for the 2008 Micron Outstanding Idaho Science Teacher Awards by the Department of Physics at Idaho State University.

“Science teachers, as a group, are among the most selfless, hard working and dedicated public servants,” said ISU Physics Professor Dr. Steve Shropshire “These awards are a wonderful opportunity to give exceptional science teachers much deserved recognition.”

The nomination deadline is Sept. 23.  If you know of an outstanding science teacher deserving recognition, please nominate them for one of these awards. The award categories are:

•  Micron Outstanding Physics Teacher

•  Micron Outstanding Science Teacher

Thanks to a grant from Micron Technology, each teacher selected will receive a cash award of $250 and a plaque honoring their commitment to science education. The awards will be presented at the 2008 Idaho Science Teachers Association annual meeting at Bonneville High School in Idaho Falls Oct. 2-3.

Nomination forms are available at http://www.physics.isu.edu/aapt/nomform.htm.

Please mail, FAX or e-mail completed nominations to Dr. Steve Shropshire, Idaho State University, Department of Physics, Campus Box 8106, Pocatello, ID 83209, FAX 208-282-4649, or e-mail shropshi@physics.isu.edu.

 Micron Technology Foundation, Inc., a private, non-profit organization established in 1999 with a gift from Micron Technology, Inc., is engaged in funding educational efforts and charitable activities.  To learn more about the Micron Technology Foundation, visit its web site at http://www.micron.com/foundation.