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Originally posted April 12, 2012
Union teacher selected as Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction
Union High School teacher Steven Moran was recently selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by the National Society of High School Scholars. A role model to pupils, Moran was nominated by student Atmiyata Dinesh Patel for outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in the classroom.
Moran, who has been teaching for more than 20 years, is an advanced physiology teacher at Union High School. He received his bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University, and his doctorate from the University of Oklahoma.
Student members of NSHSS have the opportunity to nominate the educator who made the most significant contribution to their career. The Claes Nobel Educatof of Distinction award recognizes teacher role models who have made a lasting difference in their classroom by encouraging students to strive for excellence.
“Dedicated educators who exhibit a commitment to excellence deserve our highest praise and appreciation,” said NSHSS President James Lewis.. “We’re excited to provide an ongoing means to do so and we encourage our members to nominate teachers who have contributed to their academic success.”
Formed in 2002, the National Society of High School Scholars recognizes academic excellence at the high school level and encourages members of the organization to apply their unique talents, vision and potential for the betterment of themselves and the world. Currently, there are more than 650,000 Society members in 120 countries. NSHSS also provides scholarship opportunities for deserving young people.
For more information, visit www.nshss.org.