CenturyLink and Jazz Join with STEM Utah to Honor Students for Innovation Awards
The Utah Jazz and CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) have joined with STEM Utah to recognize outstanding K-12 students in the science, technology, engineering and math fields.
One Student each month from November through April will be selected for the STEM Innovation, known as CenturyLink STEM Excellence Awards . Honored students will receive two tickets to a Jazz home game, a personalized jersey and in-game recognition at Vivint Smart Home Arena.
CenturyLink will also make a $10,000 donation to STEM Utah in a special presentation at the April 1st Jazz home game. Funding will support STEM Utah’s efforts to promote the best educational practices in math and science studies that align with industry needs and support Utah’s long-term economic prosperity.
For the CenturyLink STEM Excellence Awards, students can be nominated by teachers and school administrators and will be selected by a STEM Utah panel from industry, education and government representatives. Awards will be based on students excelling or significantly improving in science, technology, engineering or math. Additional criteria includes participation in STEM programs.
To Nominate a Student Visit:
Read the complete rules and regulations here.
Lynae Herndon is an 8th grader at Beehive Science & Technology Academy. She was selected as the first CenturyLink STEM Excellence award for her aptitude in Math this past year.