Teacher William Diaz-Brown of Willard Elementary School is one of 32 teachers nationwide chosen through a highly selective competition to receive one of Raytheon Company’s Engineering is Elementary (EiE) Teacher Scholarships. The $2,500 award includes professional development and curriculum materials for one of the nation's leading elementary engineering programs. Raytheon, with 2012 sales of $24 billion and 68,000 employees worldwide, is a technology leader in defense and security. Learn more about the EiE curriculum.
Poly High School senior Caroline Quach earned a merit award in visual arts from the National YoungArts Foundation. Of 11,000 applicants nationally, 687 young artists earned recognition.