Pence recognizes students who excel at math and science

(WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mike Pence is recognizing four recent Indiana high school graduates for their accomplishments in math and science.

Pence awarded the two males and two females each a $1,000 scholarship and bestowed them with the title of Mr. or Miss Math or Science.

Adam Lonnberg of Evansville’s Signature School and Margaret Christy of Indianapolis Franklin Central were named 2015’s Mr. and Miss Math.

Adit Chandra and Helena Ma, both from Carmel High School were named Mr. and Miss Science.

The annual awards are intended to highlight student achievement in so-called STEM classes, which stands for science, technology, engineering and math.

The students were nominated for the award by a panel that included teachers as well as science and technology professionals. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s