Detroit Public Schools Go Green and the Bosch Community Fund awarded the 2015 Bosch B.E.S.T. $500 grants to 20 DPS teachers on Wednesday, November 4. The awards fund STEM projects in sustainability such as vermicomposting, animal and plant forest museums, water and air quality testing, robotics and more!
The following is a list of all winning DPS teachers and projects:
Bates Academy– Dyan Wardwell, Robotics with a Twist of STEM
Burton International Academy– Ifetayo Karamoko, Composting to Save the Planet!
Carver STEM Academy– Lynn Chudy, Exploring Our Building with Technology
Cass Technical High School– Jane Cunningham, Air Quality and Chill Factors at Cass Tech
Clippert Academy– Brian Sworik, Vermicomposting
Detroit Collegiate Preparatory at Northwestern– James Jennings, Green House Cross Curricular Education
Detroit Institute of Technology at Cody– Chad Segrist, The River Rouge Project
Dixon Educational Learning Academy– Stacey Apap, You Be The Scientist!
Drew Transition Center– Michael Craig, The Salad Garden at Drew
Emerson Elementary-Middle School– Kunjan Vyas, Exploring Solar Robotics
Gompers Elementary-Middle School– Derek Sale, Rebuilding Our Green neighborhood
Greenfield Union– Rudaina Kainaya, Understanding Natural and Engineered Water Cycles
Jerry L. White Center– Patricia Moore, STEM in the Pond
JR King– Charlie Smith, Animal and Plant Forest Museum
Keidan– Rochelle Massingill, Keeping Hydrated: Underground Watering System
Renaissance High School– Kerry Williams, Redesign and Rejuvenate
Ronald Brown Academy– Deilia Lloyd, Real Deal Science Exploration
Schulze Academy– Jane Sucaet, The Outdoor Classroom
West Side Academy– Tamyra Rhodes-O’Neill, WSA Green School Project
West Side Academy– Lori Brown, The Daron Colbert Solar Project
This year’s recipients celebrated at the new DNR Outdoor Adventure Center and had the opportunity to share their projects with other participants.