Engineering Teacher Earns National Praise
Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educators were recently recognized for their outstanding achievements in helping students discover engineering. Coppell High School Pre-Engineering teacher Mike Yakubovsky, was among them.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) created the new award, DiscoverE Educator, as a way to feature the great work of STEM leadership and its impact on students through this nationwide recognition. Nominees must be submitted by an engineer and are announced during Engineers Week (February 19-25). This year, the inaugural, national award included three winners, eight runners up, and twelve honorable mention recipients from all across the country. Mike was one of three honorees from Texas, the only state to snare three of the twenty three coveted spots with one winner, one runner-up and one honorable mention. Visit www.asme.org/events/engineers-week-2012 to learn more about the nominees.