Inspiring Teacher Awards

January 26, 2023 at 5:30pm


Keynote Speaker: Akberet Boykin Farr, vice president diversity, and social responsibility, Emerson

Join us on Thursday, January 26, 2023 to recognize the seven educators chosen as this year’s Inspiring Teacher Award recipients.  These educators were nominated by a student they inspired to pursue a STEM career.

This year’s award recipients include:

Anne Deken, Forsyth School
nominated by Louis Wang

Kristen Dowling, Collegiate School of Medicine
nominated by Genoa Teater

Jennifer May, Ellis Elementary School
nominated by Amber Adamson

Lindsey Mueller, Eureka High School
nominated by Aeris Murray

Gina Pereda, STEAM Academy Middle School
nominated by Hailey Reynolds

Lisa Stortzum, McKinley Classical Middle School
nominated by Alexa Parsons-Mentel

Susan Zareh, Forsyth School
nominated by Andrew Fei


Event Sponsors

Major Contributors


Employee Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis

Monsanto Fund

Emerson Charitable Trust

Clark-Fox Family Foundation

Express Scripts Foundation

Albrecht Family Foundation

The Saigh Foundation

Missouri Space Grant Consortium