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Hall of Fame Awards Celebration

2021 Virtual Hall of Fame Awards Celebration
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Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from 7-8 p.m.

Join us in honoring this year’s award recipients at the 22nd annual Hall of Fame Excellence Awards Celebration.

This year’s virtual gathering will be hosted by Megan Deller, Business Team Leader, Quality, Mack Trucks. Our key note speaker will be renowned pilot, educator, explorer, and community leader, Captain Barrington Irving, founder of The Flying Classroom.

Watch the program below

Watch Captain Irving’s Keynote Speech Below

The 2021 Hall of Fame Awards Celebration is presented by

All funds raised during the 2021 Virtual Hall of Fame Awards Celebration will go toward the Linny Fowler STEAM Scholarship Fund. Donations may be made at any time.

The Da Vinci Science Center’s Linny Fowler STEAM Scholarship Fund (formerly known as the Science Inquiry Fund) provides funding for rising scholars and with limited financial means and teachers with limited budgets so that they are able to access STEAM – science, technology, engineering, art, and math – Education Learning programs and Teacher Professional Development offered through the Science Center.

Scholarship recipients will have access to programs such as field trips, camps, science clubs, and live science shows, inspiring curiosity and opening minds to the array of STEM careers they can prepare for.

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Hall of Fame Awards

The Da Vinci Science Center has bestowed its Hall of Fame Awards annually since 1999 to students who show a unique passion for science, educators who inspire enthusiasm for science with innovative approaches, professionals and companies who bring science to life every day, and partners who support the Center’s mission.

Student Excellence Awards

The Science Center recognizes four exceptional high school students, who have demonstrated a passion for the sciences both in-and-out of the classroom. Each student receives a $2,000 scholarship.

Erel STEM Scholarship Award

This is a needs-based scholarship that recognizes an outstanding female high school senior who has demonstrated strong academic ability and a commitment to learning, achievement and serving others in the community. This scholarship provides both a mentorship opportunity as well as financial support of $2,000 to be used toward the cost of tuition.

The Erel STEM Scholarship is funded by Fusun Bubernack, philanthropist and entrepreneur, in honor of her parents, Hasan Fehmi & Sabahat Erel, and their commitment to the importance of quality education and the pursuit of excellence.

Learn More About Student Scholarship Awards

Educator Awards

Educators can be nominated for two honors: the Teacher Excellence Award and the STEM Leadership Award. These awards honor educators in grades K-12 who inspire enthusiasm for science with innovative approaches.

Learn More About Educator Excellence Awards

Contact: MaryEllen Dickey, CFRE


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