Gwinnett County schools is a finalist in the Technology Association of Georgia's first annual S.T.E.M. awards. Gwinnett's School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology received the honor in the High School category for "inspiring students to become interested in STEM and incorporating the advancement of STEM education through an integrated curriculum and community partnerships," TAG announced.
"We applaud [Gwinnett's program] for its extraordinary efforts to bolster awareness about the importance of STEM and for their hard work to increase student participation in science, technology, engineering and math programs," said Michael Robertson, director of the Technology Association. "Georgia will need to fill some 211,000 STEM-related jobs by 2018, so we are pleased to showcase the great schools, programs and organizations that are helping to develop a strong future workforce for our state."
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