PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University alumna Lisa Cartwright, a fourth-grade teacher at Pullman’s Franklin Elementary School, received a 2004 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the nation’s highest honor for teaching in these fields.
Cartwright received the award at an April 15 ceremony in
Cartwright graduated from the WSU College of Education with a bachelor’s degree in 1989 and a master’s degree in 1993. She is the only winner from Washington and one of 95 elementary and middle school teachers nationwide to receive the award.
Established by Congress in 1983, the annual presidential awards program identifies outstanding mathematics and science teachers in all 50 states, the
Later this year, the awardees will participate in the Disney Youth Education Series programs at the Walt Disney World Resort in