OLLU alumnus and NISD teacher to get White House award

kentpagefinalOLLU alumnus and NISD science teacher at Carnahan Elementary School, Kent Page, has been named as a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Page earned a Master of Education from OLLU in 2008. He began teaching at Carnahan Elementary they same year he received his master’s degree. The school’s namesake, Peggy Carnahan, is the director of OLLU’s Center for Science and Mathematics Education.

The award, which was first awarded in 1983, is the nation’s highest honor for teachers of mathematics and science. The National Science Foundation administers the award on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.