Greene Valley School Hosts First Annual Outstanding Scientist Awards Night

What a night October 31 was at Greene Valley School as it hosted the First Annual Outstanding Scientist Awards Night! Five of the top scientists in history were present. Green Valley science 5Albert Einstein, in a nutshell, shared his theory of relativity; Linda Brown Buck confided that she had never dreamed of becoming a scientist until her father, an engineer, introduced her to power tools;Green Valley science 2 Alexander Graham Bell was very proud that he had been the third person to win the prestigious Volta Prize which had originated with none other than Napoleon Bonaparte himself;Green Valley science 3 Chien-Shiung Wu began her scientific pursuits, which included working on the Manhattan Project, in China but became an American scientist; and last but not least, Edward Teller wowed the audience with his accomplishments explaining that he also worked on the Manhattan Project as well as predicting the Jahn-Teller effect and developing the theory of shock-wave propagation.

Green Valley science 1The evening concluded with the audience choosing Alexander Graham Bell to receive the Outstanding Scientist Award. Bell was ecstatic as he accepted a million dollars (candy bar LOL), some rather counterfeit-looking change, and a variety of candies to be shared with his fellow scientists.

By Trudy Smith, Greene Valley SDA School Principal

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