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SHARP Recognition

Page history last edited by Robert Striemer 9 years, 4 months ago

The Shaftesbury High Altitude Robotics Project would like to recognize the support it has received from grants and awards.


SHARP coordinators Rob Striemer, April McKnight and Adrian Deakin received a Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence from Prime Minister Stephen Harper  and the Industry Canada, Space Educator Award from astronaut Robert Thirsk. The SHARP teacher-coordinators also received the Minister's Award for Excellence in Teaching (Team) for 2012 from Manitoba Education Minister Nancy Allan. The award was presented at the Manitoba Legislature.



Photo 1, Robert Striemer, Stephen Harper, April McKnight, Adrian Deakin                       Photo 2 shows astronaut, engineer and physician Robert Thirsk third from left. 


Photo 3 shows Education Minister Nancy Allan (third from left).

Fall 2012 


Shaftesbury's Nishadh Rathod (VE4NIR) receives on behalf of SHARP, a Radio Amateurs of Canada education grant cheque from RAC President Geoff Bawden (VE4BAW). 73




Spring 2012


Manitoba Scientists in the Classroom Grants (Manitoba Education)


Government of Manitoba


Shaftesbury High School

Project Description: Grade 9 to 12 students design and build high altitude balloons carrying scientific payloads with the support of HAM radio specialists, the Canadian Space Agency, as well as electrical and computer engineers.


2011 - 2013



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