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March 11th, 2010

Star science teacher piles on winnings

Abstract:
While Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools inches toward teacher performance pay, biology teacher Tamica Stubbs is reaping some serious rewards for excellence in her Waddell High classroom.

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund just chose Stubbs for a new $175,000 five-year grant. The National Science Teachers Association is giving her a $10,000 Shell Science Teaching Award.

And she'll pick up $1,000 and additional honors as the 2010 outstanding high school teacher for the N.C. Science, Mathematics and Technology Center.

All that piles onto other grants and awards she has used to create a top-flight research program at Waddell, a southwest Charlotte school where most students are minorities from low-income families. Her students are competing nationally in nanoscience and biotechnology.

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