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Honoring Rio Arriba Teachers 2017

Above: Centerra Director of Protective Force Operations & Training Lennie Upshaw congratulates San Juan Elementary School 5th–6th grade teacher Trina Allander-Lujan on winning the Rio Arriba County Excellence in Teaching Award; LANLF Vice President of Institutional Advancement & Scholarships Tony…

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ISEC Teacher Rachel Barber

Above: ISEC teacher Rachel Barber and her class at Pojoaque 6th Grade Academy start a lesson in a Meaning Making Circle.   Synthesizing Complex Concepts  After just returning from spring break, and in anticipation of PARCC testing, ISEC teacher Rachel…

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2017 Scholar Wilbur Wang

Wilbur Wang, Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship Fund award winner, is driven by curiosity. Growing up in Los Alamos meant being surrounded by exploration, open-ended questions, research, and above all science. “This community is centered around LANL, and you can’t help…

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2017 Scholar Khaled Khweis

For Los Alamos Employees’ Scholarship winner Khaled Khweis, growing up with three sisters and two brothers brought a spirit of competition. They had lively dinner discussions with their parents, asserted their points of view, disagreed, took sides, and often tried…

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