Archive for the ‘My Heroes’ Category

Benita Albert.

Meet Benita Albert, a science teacher at Oak Ridge High School in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. In 1983 she realized that although her community had a wealth of scientists, its high school science curriculum had no zing. Click on the link below to find out how she  and a band of hardworking students would ultimately score $800,000 to fund bioethanol research at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

http://www.pbs.org/kcet/wiredscience/education/2007/12/featured-teacher-benita-albert.html

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