For five years, Amgen has conducted the Amgen Award for Teacher Excellence in Jefferson County. This year's award marks a fundamental change in the program, focusing solely on excellence in science teaching.
Anyone can nominate an educator who teaches science. The nomination letter should include: the full name of the teacher; the name and address of the school; the name of the school district; the school's phone number; the grade level the science teacher teaches; the nominator's relationship to the science teacher; the nominator's phone number; and a description of why the science teacher deserves the award. Letters should be sent to: Amgen's Award for Science Teaching Excellence, Amgen Inc., 12000 Plantside Drive, Louisville, KY 40299. Nominations can also be submitted electronically, at www.Amgen.com/ScienceTeacherAward. Nominations for the award will be accepted immediately, through February 28, 2002.
Amgen is a global biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets cost-effective human therapeutics based on advances in cellular and molecular biology.
CONTACT: Amgen, Thousand Oaks
Barbara Bronson Gray, (805) 447-4949