November 18, 2020

MassBioEd Honors Champions for Biotechnology Education at Fifth Annual Awards Reception

The MLSC was proud to sponsor the fifth annual Champions for Biotechnology Education Awards Reception. The event celebrates and recognizes the outstanding advocacy for and support of biotechnology educational programs in Massachusetts. The 2020 awardees included:

  • Champion School: East Boston High School received the “Joshua Boger Innovative School of the Year” award. Our pivotal grant funding over the years enabled the school to develop the Biotech CTE Pathway for which they were recognized.
  • Champion Teacher: Sarah Goldberg, Biotech Teacher at New Mission High School, received the “Henri A. Termeer Educator Award”. MLSC’s outreach to BPS connected her with MassBioEd and our district grant provided her with PD and lab equipment.
  • Champion Student: Camila Wendorff, MassBay Community College biotech student, received the “Henri A. Termeer Student Scholarship Award”. MLSC awarded the college $500k in 2019 for biotech lab equipment.