Honeywell Awards Scholarships to Further STEM Initiatives

Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) announced today 250 teachers had been awarded scholarships to its Honeywell Educators at Space Academy Program.

From June 15-28, 2011, educators from 47 states and 27 countries will be hosted at the U.S Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The Honeywell Educators will partake in 45 hours of professional development coupled with intensive curriculum spotlighted on space science and exploration.

“This hands-on learning reinvigorates their lesson plans of science, technology, engineering and math education in classrooms around the globe and enhances their ability to inspire the next generation of leaders,“ said Thomas Buckmaster, president of Honeywell Hometown Solutions.

Since 2004, Honeywell and its employees have sponsored 1,448 scholarships for teachers from  43 countries and all 50 states with a mission to further enrich science, engineering, technology and math in the world's schools.

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