McKinley High School Receives Siemens Award for AP Classes
- February 25, 2009
The Siemens Foundation and the College Board recently announced that McKinley High School will receive one of the 2009 Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement (AP). The school is one of 50 high schools nationally to win the award this year and will receive a $1,000 grant to support science and math education.
“In a pool of extremely strong applicants from your state, your school’s commitment to providing your students opportunities to explore the AP Program and your staff’s dedication to student success were evident,” wrote Diane Tsukamaki, director of the College Board’s National Recognition & Scholarship Programs, in a letter. “We believe high schools like yours represent the best of American education.”
Established in 1998, the awards exemplify the strong partnership between the Siemens Foundation and the College Board to expand and strengthen the pool of math, science and technology talent w will need for the continued growth of business and industry in the United States and globally. Besides high schools, high school students and outstanding AP teachers often win one of the awards.
Names of all the winners were featured in the February 23rd issue of USA Today. For more information, call (732) 590-5292.
Principal Brister in Washington, D.C., to Accept McKinley Middle School’s Second Blue Ribbon Award
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Principal Herman Brister (pictured, left) and the school’s Teacher of the Year, Lynn Williamson (right), were in Washington, D.C., accepting McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School’s National Blue Ribbon Award from U.S. Department of Education’s Director of National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Aba Kumi (center). The event, which recognized some 314 schools from across the United States, was held at the Omni Hotel. Click herefor story.
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