STEM Education Awards


STEM Education Awards

The Third Annual STEM Education Awards

September 26, 2014

Savannah International Trade & Convention Center

Photos from the Third Annual STEM Education Awards 


2014 Finalists   


2014 STEM Education Award Winners 

Elementary School: Mableton Elementary School, Mableton

  • Mableton Elementary School’s STEM program gives students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds an opportunity to experience challenging, real-world activities that will prepare them for the future and beyond.

Middle School: Cornerstone Schools, Cumming

  • Cornerstone is a private school in Forsyth County, Georgia, of 350 students from nursery school to the ninth grade that emphasizes science, technology, and engineering principles, at all levels, 

High School: Ridgeland High School, Rossville

  • Ridgeland High School’s STEM Academy integrates lessons with science, mathematics, engineering, and agricultural science courses.

STEM Certified School Outreach: Wheeler High School, Marietta

  • As a STEM Certified School, Wheeler High strives to help nearby schools maximize STEM opportunities by opening its labs, providing regular tours, and sharing best practices with counterparts from other schools. 

Extracurricular Program: Sandy Springs Education Force - GTRI STEM Event, Sandy Springs

  • Sandy Springs Education Force partnered with Georgia Tech Research Institute to bring the Fourth Annual SSEF STEM event to the eleven Sandy Springs public schools in February 2014 impacting over 3000 students. 

Post Secondary Outreach: Augusta Technical College, Augusta

  • Augusta Technical College is collaborating with multiple nuclear partners and local high and middle schools to develop and implement an energy workforce pipeline. 

Georgia STEM Day Activity: Isle of Hope K-8, Savannah

  • Isle of Hope’s K-8 STEM program offers courses and enrichment activities to students featuring multimedia development, computer coding and game creation, and will add animation (2D/3D), design (3D), robotics, 3D printing, as well as science and medical experiments the next year. 

Corporate Outreach: Automation Direct, Cumming  

  • Automation Direct promotes STEM education in the local community, the state of Georgia, the region and nationally with funding, supplies, mentors and volunteers for FIRST Lego League Robotics, VEX Robotics, BEST Robotics, Boy Scout summer Camps and STEM Merit Badge Development.  



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2013 STEM Education Award Winners

Elementary School: Hightower Elementary STEM School, DeKalb County

Middle School: Rossville Middle School, Walker County

High School: Forsyth Central High School, Forsyth County

Extracurricular Program:CFY: Atlanta’s Digital Learning Program, Fulton County

Post Secondary Outreach: Georgia Tech’s Center for Education Integrating Science Mathematics and Computing(CEISMC)

Classroom Technology: Woodville Tompkins Technical and Career High School, Savannah-Chatham County

Corporate Outreach: General Electric (GE), Atlanta, Fulton County

Best STEM Day Activity: Woodland Middle School, East Point, Fulton County


2012 STEM Education Award Winners


Middle School: Carrollton Middle School, Carrollton 

High School: Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology, Lawrenceville

Post Secondary Outreach: Georgia College, Milledgeville 

Extracurricular Program: Explorer Post, Savannah 

Science Agency: Georgia Intern-Fellowships for Teachers (GIFT), Atlanta 

Public-Private Partnership: Georgia Power and Savannah Chatham County Public School System, Savannah   

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