STEM Teacher Lukas Hefty Wins FL Milken AwardDouglas L. Jamerson, Jr. Elementary School | St. Petersburg, FL | Jan 12, 2017
Science and math magnet coordinator Lukas Hefty catches his breath after his surprise Milken Educator Award notification. Hefty has a singular mission: to introduce young students to the exciting fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). He teaches an after-school STEM lab for fourth- and fifth-grade students and has organized two schoolwide engineering fairs involving team displays, student-led activities, an all-school design challenge and evening events that drew more than 800 family and community members.
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