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Bonnie Garrett Wins Alabama PLTW Award

December 31, 2016

Bonnie Garrett (AL '07), the Project Lead The Way (PLTW) STEM instructor at Westlawn Middle School in Huntsville, Alabama, has been named the 2016 Alabama PLTW Gateway Teacher of the Year. The award was presented at Alabama's PLTW conference in Auburn.

Garrett, who won the Milken Educator Award in 2007 as a teacher at Huntsville's Edward White Middle School and is a national Master PLTW educator, teaches career and technical STEM courses as part of Project Lead the Way. She was recognized for her inspirational classroom instruction. Many of her students go on to pursue engineering or biomedical pathways in high school.