Warren CDJCongratulations to Heather Warner for being selected as a 2018 Louisiana finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching. Heather is the junior high school science teacher at Caroline Dormon in Woodworth.The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government. Each Presidential Awardee receives a certificate signed by 

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the President of the United States and a $10,000 award from NSF. Awardees also are honored during recognition events that take place in Washington, D.C. These events include an award ceremony, professional development opportunities, and discussions with policy-makers on how to improve science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.