Mike Town, one of Tesla STEM High School’s founding teachers, is a recipient of the Patsy Collins Award for Excellence in Education, Environment, and Community.
Tributes and Awards
Individuals who have made a lasting impact on Rachel Carson Elementary
Maddy Callahan:In 2009, first-grader Maddy Callahan put up a courageous fight after being diagnosed with leukemia. Some months later, though, the angels decided they wanted Maddy with them. So they took our precious Maddy. Click on the FAMILY LETTER link to read a letter from the Callahan family. STATUE 1 || STATUE 2 || STATUE 3 ||FAMILY LETTER
Mary Cronin Award:
Mary Cronin was Carson’s first principal. Over her nine years at Carson, Ms. Cronin left a legacy for both her staff and students. Her humor, love for life, willingness to try new things, and overall awesomeness is what made her unique.
The Mary Cronin award was created to honor her legacy. Each year one 5th grade student will be recognized who encapsulates these qualities. He or she has made lasting connections with their peers and teachers.
Awards Carson Elementary has received due to its performance.
2012 OSPI Washington Achievement Award: Overall Achievement
2016 OSPI Washington Achievement Award: High Progress