We won!

Virginia STEAM Academy has been selected as one of the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition’s 2016 Programs that Work awardees. Virginia STEAM Academy will be recognized along with other awardees on Tuesday, January 19 at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, VA.

Special thanks to Founding Parent Advisory Council Member Cheryl Coghlan for nominating Virginia STEAM Academy, Elizabeth Hobson for conducting the Summer STEAM evaluations, and Hampton Roads Sanitation District General Manager Ted Henifin and Community Educator Sarah Crawford, and Summer STEAM 2015 Math Modeling instructors Linnea Haase and Olimpia Stein for writing letters of support. Wonders of Water, superbly designed and delivered by Hampton Roads Sanitation District, in collaboration with Elizabeth River Project and Chesapeake Bay Foundation, was our spotlighted course.

On January 19, Virginia STEAM Academy accepted its award as a 2016 Programs that Work recipient from the Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition. Pictured here from L to R are Board Chair Jack Ezzell, Governor Terry McAuliffe, Co-founder, President & CEO Judy Stewart, and Hampton Roads Sanitation Engineer Community Educator Sarah Crawford whose company’s Wonders of Water was Virginia STEAM Academy’s submitted course.