Bixby Public School's news hotspot

Spartan Spotlight

Tom Powers, STEM Award Winner

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Congratulations to Mr. Tom Powers who was recently awarded the Elementary School Educator Award for Outstanding Leadership and Excellence in STEM. On Tuesday, Sept 12, Mr. Powers was surprised at a staff meeting by Mandy Leemhuis, Director at Nordam; Xan Black, Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance (TRSA) Program Director, and Cheri Humphries, Chairman of Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance (TRSA) Board of Directors who announced that he was the winner and a recipient of a $2,500 grant. He was also honored at the Flight Night STEM Innovator Awards banquet.

Mr. Powers, a Gifted and Talented teacher at Bixby North Intermediate, has been an educator for 22 years and consistently demonstrates passion towards challenging students to think outside the box and striving for academic excellence. He currently serves 4th – 6th grade students and helps them to develop skills that will enhance their education, critical thinking, innovation, and leadership. With his STEM education program, he involves students in the learning process, provides hands-on learning activities; and challenges students to explore the many intricacies of designing and creating. He continually encourages his students and helps them to feel at ease as they take science, technology, engineering, and math to new heights!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Tom Powers, STEM Award Winner

    North Intermediate

    NI Sparkie Luncheon

  • Tom Powers, STEM Award Winner

    North Intermediate

    New 6th Graders at BNI

  • Tom Powers, STEM Award Winner

    North Intermediate

    New BNI 5th Graders

  • Tom Powers, STEM Award Winner

    North Intermediate

    GE Model School Celebration

  • Tom Powers, STEM Award Winner

    North Intermediate

    BNI 4th Graders make Bottle Buddies

  • Tom Powers, STEM Award Winner

    North Intermediate

    BNI PTO Auction and Bingo Night

  • Tom Powers, STEM Award Winner

    North Intermediate

    NI Teachers Receive BEEF Grant

  • Tom Powers, STEM Award Winner

    District Programs

    Tulsa Hyundai Recognizes Tom Powers

  • Tom Powers, STEM Award Winner

    North Intermediate

    Angie Row Named BNI Teacher of the Year

  • Tom Powers, STEM Award Winner

    North Intermediate

    NEW BNI 6th Graders

Bixby Public School's news hotspot
Tom Powers, STEM Award Winner