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SFU recognizes two local teachers

April 20, 2012

Mr. Joseph Maschue and Mrs. Genie Kline were recognized as the first recipients of the newly established STEM Education Excellence Awards at the 2012 School of Sciences Awards Program on April 13th at Saint Francis University.

Mr. Joseph Maschue and Mrs. Genie Kline were recognized as the first recipients of the newly established STEM Education Excellence Awards at the 2012 School of Sciences Awards Program on April 13th at Saint Francis University. Saint Francis University’s School of Sciences bestows the awards on science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) K-12 teachers who have demonstrated a sustained excellence in STEM education and mentoring. Mr. Maschue, a teacher at Saint Rose of Lima Catholic School in Altoona, received the Middle School Sciences Education Excellence Award. The High School Sciences Education Excellence Award was presented to Mrs. Genie Kline from Everett Area High School in Bedford, PA.

Mr. Maschue attended the Univ. of Miami and Penn State. He has been teaching science in the diocese for 38 years. Mr. Maschue is a member of the PA State Science Teachers Assoc., and participates in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science.

Mrs. Genie Kline has taught chemistry and physics for 25 years. She serves as advisor to the National Honor Society and the High School Student Council. She is also participating as a mentor for other science teachers through the IU08-St. Francis University SEEDS project (STEM Engaging Educators in Design based Science).  

 

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