During the “Something to Roar About” at the October board meeting, Christel Thompson, Pyron Elementary school principal, recognized Jessica Pianalto as a Mike Neden STEM Champion Award recipient. Ms. Pianalto was one of five recipients of this award during the Awards Session at the conference held on October 7-9 in Branson Missouri. The Mike Neden Stem Champion Awards program honors public and private elementary, middle, high school teachers and teacher educators that have served as a champion for integrated STEM education in their school and/or community.
The Pyron Elementary School was also recognized as a STEM School of Excellence Award recipient during the conference.
Present for the meeting was Christel Thompson, Emily Herring, Anna Fulmer, Madeline Phillips, and Jessica Pianalto.