Governor’s School News

Kovac Honored by the College of Arts and Sciences for STEM Education Efforts

Chemistry Professor Jeffrey Kovac has been honored for his contributions to STEM education by serving as director of the Tennessee Governor’s Schools for Sciences and Engineering and the Tennessee Science Olympiad State Tournament. Theresa Lee, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, recently presented Kovac with a plaque on behalf of the college.

UT Staff Member Honored by Tennessee Science Olympiad Board of Directors

Rai-Lynne Broach Alexander, an administrative assistant in the Governor’s School for the Sciences and Special Programs office, has been honored by the Tennessee Science Olympiad Board of Directors with the 2011 Service Award. Alexander was honored for her contributions to the Tennessee Science Olympiad State Tournament.