RANDOLPH, NJ- Andrew Palmer, of Convent Station, NJ, a Science teacher at Randolph High School, was presented recently with an Air Force Association Chapter 195 Teacher of the Year Award by Betty McConnell, Vice President, AFA Chapter 195, of Randolph, NJ. He was presented with this award for engaging students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) within his class curriculum and student club activities.

The Award includes a certificate, $500.00 check, and a Civil Air Patrol Aerospace Education Membership.

Andrew Palmer teaches 10th to 12th grade AP Physics, Physics, and Astronomy.  He has served as an advisor to the Robotics, Science Olympiad, Light & Sound, and Computer Clubs. The Computer Club competed in the AFA CyberPatriot X competition with four teams. One of which, Team M, won the Open Division Silver Tier Semi-finalist award. See: http://www.uscyberpatriot.org/ . He also coaches the freshman soccer team.

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The Air Force Association educates the public on the critical role of aerospace power in our nation’s defense and supports the United States Air Force and its auxiliary, the Civil Air Patrol. For more information visit web sites at: www.afa.org , www.njairforceassoc.org, https://sites.google.com/site/afa195org/, and www.njwg.cap.gov.

The Shooting Star Chapter, 195, of the Air Force Association meets monthly on the last Saturday of each month except during the months of June, July, August, November, and December at Charlie Brown’s, Chatham Township.

For information, contact Howard Leach at hhleach@aol.com or 973-543-1283. 

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