2016 Westar Energy STEM Innovation Awards
Westar Energy, in partnership with the Kansas Association of School Boards (KASB) and Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), announces the recipients of the third round in the Westar Energy STEM Innovation Award.
These awards are designed to support K-12 educators and school leaders in their efforts to develop, improve or expand innovative project-based instruction in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Three $3,000 awards are granted this year to support innovative programs that strive to increase student interest and academic achievement in the STEM disciplines as applied to electrical energy. A selection committee, composed of personnel from Westar Energy, KASB and KSDE will select the winning applicants.
2016 Awards Announced
(Media Release July 2016)
Full list of award recipients, honorable mentions and applicants: 2016 Westar Grants
Recipients will be recognized during the first general session on Saturday, Dec. 3 at the KASB Annual Conference in Wichita. The three award winners will present breakout sessions that afternoon.