Lacombe Composite High School teacher Steven Schultz recently won the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Black Press File Photo

Lacombe teacher receives Prime Minister’s Award

Schultz will be celebrated at an awards ceremony with the Prime Minister on May 28th in Ottawa

Canada’s outstanding educators inspire the next generation of bold innovators

Steven Schultz, a Grades 10 – 12 Mechatronics-Robotics teacher at École Secondaire Lacombe Composite High School has been awarded a Prime Minister’s Award, Certificate of Excellence.

Mr. Schultz will be celebrated at an awards ceremony with the Prime Minister on May 28 in Ottawa.

The Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence honour outstanding and innovative elementary and secondary school teachers in all disciplines. Recipients are recognized for their leadership and exemplary teaching practices as well as for their commitment to help the next generation of Canadians gain the knowledge and skills they need for future success in a world inspired by ideas and driven by innovation.

From robotics to beekeeping, Mr. Schultz shares his wide-ranging passions with students and engages them through hands-on projects and activities that have inspired a surge of interest in STEM fields in central Alberta.

The Prime Minister’s Awards, offered at the Certificate of Excellence (national) and Certificate of Achievement (regional) levels, carry cash prizes of $5,000 and $1,000 respectively. Each recipient receives a letter and a certificate signed by the Prime Minister.

A complete bio of Mr. Schultz is available at: https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/pmate-ppmee.nsf/eng/wz02342.html.

-Submitted by the Government of Canada

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