Thiel celebrating the sciences with its inaugural H.S. Science Educator of the Year award

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College is accepting nominations from its science curriculum students for high school science teachers who are difference makers with its inaugural Science Educator of the Year contest.

The College is asking students to nominate educators who inspire students, exhibit passion for the sciences and serve as role models for students.

Five finalists will be selected from the nominations with the Science Educator of the Year chosen from the finalists. The finalists and overall winner will be awarded individual prizemoney as well as prizemoney to be used for classroom materials.

The finalists and winner will be recognized during the College’s science-themed Major Discover Day in February 2022. Also recognized during the event will be one or more Thiel alumni who have made significant contributions to the sciences.

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Thiel College is an independent college founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 24 varsity sports, and an 11:1 student-faculty ratio. The College is also home to a new Master of Science in speech-language pathology and 2Master of Business Administration. Both master’s degree programs offer innovative and accelerated five-year paths which allow students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. The speech-language pathology program also has an accelerated 15-month graduate-level program. The M.B.A. program also has a 12-month post-graduate program.A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation as it celebrates 150 years.