Magnet Foundation News: Summer 2017

The Magnet Foundation Board of Directors held a meeting in July 2017.

STEM Talent Pipeline
  • 40 third-grade students have been selected for the STEM Talent Pipeline Program, a project initiated by the Foundation to provide math enrichment to low-income and underrepresented groups in Montgomery County.
  • The Foundation is hoping to raise $20,000 to help cover the cost of tuition for low-income students - please donate today!
  • Learn more about the Pipeline Program - read the story
  • Ms. Sloe was awarded a grant for the purchase of Zebrafish ($350)
  • The Foundation paid the registration fees for the 6 Montgomery County ARML teams ($2400)
  • Ms. Wright was reimbursed for her travel costs for the ACSL All-Star Competition ($550)
  • Mr. Lodal and the Quiz Bowl team traveled to Atlanta for the NAQT National Championship Tournament ($1500)
  • Mr. Davis was reimbursed for the costs of an AP Physics C Workshop ($1900)
  • The Puzzle Lords will be presenting at the NCSSS Professional Conference in Chicago ($6000)
Silver Quest Memorial Writing Contest
Laura Cui Ariel Fromm

New Officers Elected
  • President: Eileen Steinkraus
  • Vice-President: Zeki Mokhtarzada '96
  • Secretary: Sharon Goodall
  • Treasurer: Dan Shepherdson
If you have any questions about the Foundation or are interested in getting involved, e-mail