LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Teachers in Lincoln and Beatrice are among 97 across the nation to receive the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Joan Christen of Beatrice and David Hartman of Lincoln will attend an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., this month.
Christen has taught science for grades 9-12 at Beatrice High School for the past nine years. Hartman has taught mathematics at Lincoln Southwest High School for 10 years, since it first opened in 2002.
Winners of the honor receive a $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation to be used at their discretion.