Meet the 2018 state-level winners for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching!

We are proud to announce the 2018 state-level winners for The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Below you can learn more about these outstanding educators.

Winners in mathematics:

  • Heather Knox, Mathematics fifth grade, Northfield Elementary, Murfreesboro City Schools

Winners in science:

  • Charles Hayes, Science fifth grade, Highland Oaks Elementary, Shelby County Schools
  • Lauren Lane, Science sixth grade, Central Magnet School, Rutherford County Schools
  • Karla West, Science fifth grade, Coulter Grove Intermediate School, Maryville City Schools

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), established by Congress in 1983, are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 mathematics and science (including computer science) teaching. You can learn more about PAEMST here.