Dan Alcorn Big Valley High School Science Teacher

wins award for science teaching excellence

Dan in his red Big Valley High shirt

Dan Alcorn

Bieber April 28 2005

Copyright 2005, BigValleyNews .net

Dan Alcorn, the science teacher at Big Valley High School has won an award for excellence in science teaching from the Amgen Corporation. Amgen is a leading human therapeutics company in the biotechnology industry.

Amgen, a private corporation solicits names and selects science teachers in states where they do business to receive substantial rewards and recognition.  This year, Amgen will distribute a total of 19 awards in 7 states.  California gets 5 winners, Puerto Rico 4, Washington 2, Colorado 2, Kentucky 2, Rhode Island 2 and Massachusetts 2.

A lady interviews high school student aong with a camera man and a sound man holding a microphone boom.

One of Dan's students gets interviewed by staff from Amgen Corp.

The award will be presented May 26 at the Amgen campus in Thousand Oaks CA.  It consists of $5000 which goes to Dan Alcorn and another $5000 which goes to the school as a restricted grant for science.

Congratulations to Dan!

The high school science class at Big Valley High.

Dan's science class