Math and Science
8:48 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Two Oklahoma Teachers Receive Presidential Math, Science Honor

The 2014 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching is being presented to two Oklahoma teachers — including one who died Dec. 5.

a school classroom with empty chairs
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Teachers Diane Reece of Bokoshe Elementary and Carol Huett of Kelley Elementary in Moore have been announced as the Oklahoma recipients of the award.

Reece died Dec. 5 after a disease that affects bone marrow and blood cells developed into leukemia.

Reece introduced robotics to Bokoshe, helped obtain a grant for after-school programs and founded the town library. Huett has led several workshops on science safety and served on several district- and state-level committees on curriculum and assessment.

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