The first-ever winner in our new "Team Builders"
category represents an extremely successful collaboration between
agencies, businesses and organizations that don't normally work side by
On Earth Day earlier this year, nearly five thousand fourth
and fifth grade students and teachers from around the state converged
on the Oklahoma City Zoo for ScienceFest, a celebration of the
alternative fuels and advanced technologies that are changing the way
we get around. The event featured about 30 activity stations,
workshops, and a hands-on exhibit area so the students could
participate in a variety of environmental games and activities.
Chaired by Jan L. Kunze ["KOON-zee"], a dozen sponsors lent
their support, with OGE Energy Corp and the Oklahoma Department of
Environmental Quality providing more than 100 helpful volunteers.
The unqualified success of ScienceFest in reaching and
engaging elementary school students is good news for Oklahoma's
Posted on 05/01/2003
by Sonny Wilkinson filed under