Clemson elementary education major Sarah Dickenson received a national award recognizing outstanding new elementary science teachers or pre-service teachers.

Clemson elementary education major Sarah Dickenson received a national award recognizing outstanding new elementary science teachers or pre-service teachers.

CLEMSON — Sarah Dickenson of Lexington, a senior in Clemson University’s Eugene T. Moore School of Education, received the Council for Elementary Science International (CESI) Muriel Green Award. The award recognizes outstanding new elementary science teachers or pre-service teachers and assists them in becoming more active in the science education community.

Dickenson accepted the award at a recent CESI luncheon held in conjunction with the National Science Teacher Association Conference in Chicago.

A native of Lexington, Dickenson will graduate in December from the elementary education program. She also serves as a supplemental instruction leader in Clemson University’s Academic Success Center.

The Council for Elementary Science International is an international professional organization for teachers interested in science teaching with young children from preschool through eighth grade. CESI works to advance, improve and coordinate national and international science learning opportunities for preschool through elementary school teachers and children as well as encourage the participation of young learners in scientific endeavors.

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