Science teacher, Covey Denton wins more awards!

Science teacher, Covey Denton, will be traveling to Atlanta, Georgia in March to present at the NSTA National Conference (three different presentations) as well as receive both awards.  The Paul DeHart Hurd award is given to only one educator annually.  The Maitland P. Simmons award is given to 25 teachers in the US and Canada.  

She has also been selected by the North Carolina Science Leadership Association to be a Fellow in their 2018-2020 cohort of Science Leadership Fellows.  This will allow her to have an impact on Science Education in NC.

The Paul DeHart Hurd Award is presented by the National Middle Level Science Teachers Association, a Division Affiliate of the National Science Teachers’ Association, and sponsored by Delta Education, Inc. This award goes to one member of the NMLSTA who has demonstrated both exemplary science teaching performance in a middle level classroom, and leadership in sharing these skills and ideas with others.  The award consists of a $1000 prize from Delta Education, Inc., complimentary membership for one year in the NMLSTA, and an appropriate plaque. The presentation of the award will be made at the NSTA National Convention at the NMLSTA Share-a-Thon during the following calendar year.

 The  Maitland  P.  Simmons  Memorial  Award  for  New  Teachers  provides  selected  K-12  teachers  in  their  first  five  years  of  teaching  with  funds  to  attend  the  annual  National  Conference  on  Science  Education.    Award  recipients  will  be  mentored,  tracked,  and  provided  with  continuing  opportunities  for  meaningful  involvement  with NSTA and its activities.

The award consists of up to $1,000 to be used to attend the annual National Conference. Recipients will be invited to attend a variety of workshops and presentations that are of particular interest to new teachers at the annual National Conference. Awardees will be honored at the Teacher Awards Banquet held during the NSTA Conference.

We are so proud of Ms. Denton?