2018 BioTeach Innovative School of the Year Award-application closed

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The Innovative School of the Year Award was established by MassBioEd in 2010 to recognize a BioTeach high school that distinguished itself through exemplary educational programming in the life sciences. Schools are evaluated on the depth and breadth of life science educational programs, the effective application of the BioTeach curriculum, and for innovative biotechnology education and career programming to foster curiosity and inspire student interest in life science careers. 

Joshua BogerIn 2012, the Innovative School of the Year Award was named in honor of Dr. Joshua Boger for his sustained commitment to excellence in science education. Dr. Boger is the founder of Vertex Pharmaceuticals and is currently the Executive Chairman at Alkeus Pharmaceuticals. He is recognized as a biotech industry leader in Massachusetts for his commitment to developing new medicines, as a patient advocate, and as a champion for science education. Dr. Boger is an active member of Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio), recipient of the 2012 MassBio Henri Termeer Innovative Leadership Award, and a strong supporter of MassBioEd education programs. 

Prior Award Recipients:

  • 2009 Innovative School of the Year - Bellingham High School
  • 2010 Innovative School of the Year - Somerville High School
  • 2011 Innovative School of the Year - Norton High School
  • 2012 Innovative School of the Year - Gloucester High School
  • 2013 Innovative School of the Year - Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School 
  • 2014 Innovative School of the Year - Barnstable High School
  • 2015 Innovative School of the Year - Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School
  • 2016 Innovative School of the Year - Hingham High School

Questions? Please contact the Director of Education Programs, Michelle Mischke  at michelle.mischke@massbio.org 



February 26, 2018


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