Physics Teacher Receives Outstanding Educator Award
Physics Teacher Mr. Steven Lowe has been selected for the University of Chicago's Outstanding Educator Award. Students accepted into the University of Chicago Class of 2024 were asked to nominate an educator whose guidance has helped them along the path toward intellectual growth. Responses were received from thousands of students in recognition of educators who have positively impacted their lives.
In a press release, the university underscored the impact and influence of outstanding educators. “The University of Chicago is honored to recognize excellence in teaching and sincerely congratulates this year’s Outstanding Educator Award winners, who are exceptional in their field and role models for all students.”
This distinguished award has existed for more than three decades at UChicago. All award winners receive a commemorative award, certificate, and letter that includes details from the student they were nominated by.
Mr. Lowe has been a member of the science faculty at Loyola Academy since 2001. He teaches AP Physics C, Physics track 6, and Filmmaking, a new course that combines art and science and introduces students to technical elements light lighting design, acoustics and the technology of various editing software.
A virtual event celebrating this year’s winners will be held on Wednesday, October 21, at 7:00 p.m. and will feature the following special guest speakers from UChicago: President Robert Zimmer, Provost Ka Yee C. Lee, and Trustee Greg Wendt. The presentation will be conducted using Zoom, an online webinar and video chat platform. Please click here to register.