Teach­ers at North­side honored as STEM Schol­ars

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A pair of North­side Ele­men­tary teach­ers got to cel­e­brate this spring be­ing named on the state level as STEM Schol­ars for 2019.

Some 23 teach­ers were honored in late March which in­cluded North­side’s Joshua Bear­den and Lawana Gur­ley for the Ge­or­gia Youth Science and Tech­nol­ogy Cen­ter’s an­nual scholar awards.

The an­nual awards are given out to those ed­u­ca­tors in Kinder­garten through Eighth grades who pro­vide class­room ex­pe­ri­ence for youth in Science, Tech­nol­ogy, En­gi­neer­ing and Math.

Bear­den and Gur­ley are both coaches of the North­side DawgBots team, and also are part of the Science Olympiad and many other pro­grams pro­vid­ing youth with op­por­tu­ni­ties to grow in STEM learn­ing.

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