Four Kenan Fellows Earn Top Honors at 2017 NC SMT Awards

May 2nd, 2017 by Amneris Solano

Four Kenan Fellows were honored Saturday, April 30 at the 2017 NC Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center awards in Raleigh.

Three Fellows are recipients of the 2017 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Science and Mathematics Teachers. The award provides $175,000 over a five-year period as well as professional development opportunities to recipients. They join the ranks of four previous Kenan Fellows who are past winners of the prestigious career award.

2017 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Science and Mathematics Teachers
Kirk Kennedy
Duplin County Schools
2012-13 Kenan Fellow
Brad Rhew 
Winston-Salem Forsyth
County Schools
2013-14 Kenan Fellow
Melaine Rickard 
Alamance-Burlington Schools
2011-12 Kenan Fellow

 

2017 Outstanding 9-16 Educator

Erin Lawrence

2013-14 Biogen Foundation Kenan Fellow

Winner of the 2017 NC SMT Outstanding 9-16 Educator Award in Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education. She is among six other Kenan Fellows who have also received this honor. Two in the 9-16 Educator category and four in the K-8 Educator category.