St. Mary School – Oak Ridge middle school science and math teacher Marsha Sega’s work in preparing her students to use and excel in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math won her the local Air Force Association chapter’s Teacher of the Year Award earlier this year.
The second part of the award was presented in the form of a check from Stephen Dillenburg, chapter president of the local Air Force Association, on Sept. 24 in the St. Mary School library.
Five of Mrs. Sega’s students won special awards at the Southern Appalachian Science and Engineering Fair (SASEF) on April 3. The first- and second-place winners from the high school division were also former students of St. Mary. For 11 out of the last 13 years, St. Mary’s middle school students have won grand champion at the SASEF.