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Bosch Awards 10 Science and Technology Grants
Bosch is celebrating 25 years in Anderson County with grant awards to 10 county schools. The purpose of the Bosch Environmental, Science and Technology, BEST, grant is to enhance student learning about the relationship between technology and the environment. Grant proposals from schools were evaluated on project creativity, project innovation, impact on the school, students, and community, implementation plan, project management, and sustainability.
The following schools received awards:
Bosch is a leading global supplier of automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial automation and mobile products, power tools and accessories, security technology, thermo-technology, packaging equipment, and household appliances.
Anderson SC Public Schools
Wren High School Principal Receives Award
The SC Association of School Administrators has named Robbie Binnicker 2012 Secondary Principal of the Year. Mr. Binnicker graduated from Clemson University and has worked at Wren High School as a science teacher, coach, assistant principal, and principal. He credits a strong district and school staff, parents, and students in Anderson School District 1 for the quality education that is being delivered at Wren High School. The SC Association of School Administrators recognizes one elementary,one middle school, and one high school principal per year with the Prinicpal of the Year award.
Belton Elementary, Honea Path Elementary, Marshall Primary, and Wright Elementary schools in Anderson School District 2 and Iva Elementary, Starr Elementary, and Flat Rock Elementary in Anderson School District 3 received Bronze Level Healthier US School Awards in August. The award is part of a voluntary national certification initiative for schools participating in the National School Lunch Program. It recognizes schools that take a leadership role in helping students make healthier eating and physical activity choices that will last a lifetime.
Sponsored by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, the program features a monetary award for each school, an award plaque signed by a USDA official, a banner to display in the school, and the school name listed on the USDA Team Nutrition website. A USDA official will visit each school to present the official award.
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