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2017 Indigenous STEM Awards
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are areas of research and application that have helped modernise the world.
‘The Indigenous STEM Awards recognise, reward and celebrate the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and scientists who are studying and working in the STEM field.’
The awards also recognise the important role that teachers, mentors and schools play in encouraging students to pursue STEM education and careers.
Congratulations to the 2017 Indigenous STEM Awards winners:
Dr Misty Jenkins
STEM Professional Career Achievement Award
STEM Professional Early Career Award
Tertiary/Undergraduate Student Award
Kayla Pattel and Jessica Storrar
Secondary Student Award
Wiluna Remote Community School
STEM Champion Award
Boyden George and Willow Wells
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Science Award
Angela Barely and Russell Sands
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Maths Award
All Award winners will be invited to act as Indigenous STEM ambassadors for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth during 2018.
Information about the individual winners is found at 2017 Indigenous STEM Awards finalists.