Alumna Earns Prestigious Presidential Teaching Award

Meredith alumna Carol Swink Wooten, '98, is the recipient of a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Wooten is one of two North Carolina teachers and 87 nationwide to receive this award, which includes a $10,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) is the highest recognition that a kindergarten through 12th-grade mathematics or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States. Enacted by Congress in 1983, this program authorizes the President to bestow up to 108 awards each year. The National Science Foundation administers PAEMST on behalf of The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Wooten was featured in the July 15 issue of "The News & Observer."

Date Submitted: 2009-07-15

Bookmark and Share


« Back

More Headlines

Meredith Selects Dimestore by Lee Smith for Summer Reading Program »


Meredith College Presents 2016 Alumnae Awards »


Meredith Named a 2016 Best Women’s College by College Choice »


Meredith College Holds 2016 Commencement »


Meredith College Celebrates Mexican Consulate Scholars »


Media Contact:

Melyssa Allen
News Director
(919) 760-8087
Fax: (919) 760-8330
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)