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2008 Recipient

Chris LenhartCongratulations to Chris Lenhart!
Presenting the award is Nicole M. Minni.

Chris Lenhart is an 8th grade science teacher at Beacon Middle School in Lewes, Delaware. Mr. Lenhart has a Bachelors degree in Elementary Ed 5-8, a Science degree, a Masters in Administration, a Masters in Technology, and is finishing up his Masters in Teaching the Gifted and Talented. He has also completed the introductory certificate and is finishing the advanced technology certificate through DTCC and has completed several clusters through elearning and the district.

Beacon Middle School has purchased ArcGIS ArcView building site license from ESRI, and Mr. Lenhart embraced the idea of using GIS in his classroom for the 8th grade weather unit. He is an extremely fast learner and was thrilled at the possibilities this technology can lend itself to him and his teaching.

Mr. Lenhart’s love for the space program and science is extremely evident in his classroom; he has photographs of every astronaut hanging on his walls as well as fish tanks surrounding the room.