On October 15, 2019, the White House announced the most recent recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).
Central Falls's own David Upegui was selected to receive a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The PAEMST program, administered by the National Science Foundation (NSF) on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy recognizes outstanding teachers for their contributions to the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science.
To read more about Mr. Upegui and the other awardees, visit https://www.paemst.org/awardees_alt
Congratulations, Mr. Upegui!