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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.