PLYMOUTH - Carolyn Bast, a seventh-grade science teacher at Shiloh Middle School, will receive the Governor's Award for Excellence in Youth Science Opportunities.
The Ohio Academy of Science selected 83 Ohio schools and 222 teachers to receive Governor's Awards for Excellence in Youth Science Opportunities for their accomplishments during the 2006-2007 school year. The Ohio Department of Education will issue special certificates.
The Ohio Academy of Science initiated this educational partnership program in cooperation with the office of the governor and the Ohio Department of Education to recognize schools and teachers who stimulate student scientific research and extend science education opportunities beyond traditional classroom activities.
The technology division of The Ohio Department of Development has supported this program since 1985 by grants to The Ohio Academy of Science.