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Indiana seeks nominations for math, science awards

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The state of Indiana is accepting nominations for the 2015 Mr. and Miss Math and Mr. and Miss Science awards.

The awards recognize up to four high school seniors for exemplary performance in science, math, engineering, and technology. Winning students receive $1,000 college scholarships through Indiana’s CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan.

The awards honor the top high school seniors in STEM classes, as well as extracurricular activities, work/research projects, leadership roles, and community service. The nominations will be reviewed by a panel of experts including teachers, college and university instructors, and staff from the Indiana Department of Education and the Indiana Education Roundtable.

The deadline for nominations is 6 p.m. EDT on April 19. Nominations can be submitted by clicking here. The winners will be announced in May.