This award was made public September 23, 2003 by Albert Poser, Chairman and CEO of the Siemens Foundation.  His announcement read in principal part:

    This award recognizes your exemplary teaching and dedication to your students and to the College Board/s Advanced Placement Programs.  Your efforts provide high school students in the high science disciplines a unique opportunity to advance and received recognition for there outstanding performance.  We believe teachers like you, who take the extra effort to encourage talented students, embody the best of American education.

You are one  of 18 teachers nationally to win the award this year.  Awards will be presented to three teachers who work in schools in each of the College Board's six regions.  Congratulations on being selected a New England regional winner.