2020 COSI STEM STARS
A #COSISTEMStar is a champion of science in their community that will serve as a Grand Marshal for the 2020 COSI Science Festival
Central Ohio School for Metalwork
Adlai is an avid metal worker who started off at Idea Foundry in Franklinton. Since then he has founded the Central Ohio School for Metalwork where he puts his passion to work teaching metal working and STEM skills to others.
Andy was nominated by his community for his passion for STEM education. He is the STEM Biomedical Science Coordination and currently teaches at Pickerington North and the Pickerington OhioHealth Medical Campus.
Westerville City Schools – Innovation Space Manager
The city of Westerville nominated Jean because she is an outstanding innovator who create the first Westerville City Schools makerspace at Walnut Springs Middle School, developed the "Trash to Fashion" and "Lyrical Westerville" student competitions at the Starry Night Art and Science Festival and is now
Marysville Exempted Village School District Superintendent
Diane was nominated by her community because of all that she has done for STEM education in Marysville. She was a major driver of the Straight A grant that was awarded to Marysville Schools in 2013, and shortly thereafter, she brought the vision of a STEM Early College High School to life.
Officer McIntyre was nominated for his leadership with Foundations4Youth, which works to positively impact children through hands-on experiences around science, such as training around building gardens, teaching about livestock, participating in crafts, and explaining healthy eating.
Dr. Lora Thrun
Engineer at TOSOH
Grove City leadership selected Lora for her engineering excellence and dedication to developing new technology and products. She also supports STEM values through mentoring young engineers and scientists.