President Obama recognizes our educational partner Ocean Discovery Inst.
The White House recognized our educational partner Ocean Discovery Institute for their work as a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring for their efforts to prepare the next generation of scientists and engineers through the empowerment of underrepresented students. For more information you can visit the White House website:President Obama Honors Outstanding Science, Math, and Engineering Mentors
The Mission of Ocean Discovery Institute is to engage, educate, and inspire youth from urban and diverse backgrounds through science-based exploration of the ocean and nature, preparing them to be tomorrow’s scientific and environmental leaders. Their Vision is to empower youth from urban and diverse backgrounds to protect our ocean and natural environment, improve the health of our communities, and strengthen the quality of life in our world.
“Through their commitment to education and innovation, these individuals and organizations are playing a crucial role in the development of our 21st century workforce,” President Obama said. “Our Nation owes them a debt of gratitude for helping ensure that America remains the global leader in science and engineering for years to come.”
Normal Heights students and staff thank the wonderful personnel of Ocean Discovery Institute for their support in our endeavor of providing an enriching academic experience to our students.