January 2021 PAEMST 2019 Awardees Resolution

R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching program identifies outstanding mathematics and science teachers in each state and the four U.S. jurisdictions; and

WHEREAS through national selection committees, one mathematics finalist and one science finalist were selected to represent Texas; and

WHEREAS these teachers have become Texas national awardees for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That the State Board of Education does hereby extend its congratulations to Bridget Matamoros-Mota, John H. Guyer High School, Denton Independent School District, Denton, TX for being named Texas National Awardee in the secondary mathematics category for the 2019 Presidential Award; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the State Board of Education does hereby extend its congratulations to Kay Fincher, Amarillo High School, Amarillo Independent School District, Amarillo, Texas for being named Texas National Awardee in the secondary science category for the 2019 Presidential Award; and be it further

RESOLVED, That this resolution be presented to the aforementioned teachers for being identified as state and national awardees for the 2019 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching program, and that a copy be included in the permanent records of the State Board of Education.

WITNESS our signatures this twenty-ninth day of January, two thousand and twenty-one, in Austin, Texas.

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Dr. Keven Ellis, Chair

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Georgina C. Pérez, Secretary