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STA Teacher Earns National Recognition Ms. Peggy Hinzman has always demonstrated a deep love and intense fascination with everything she teaches." - Kay Lee, Summit Technology Academy student

STA Teacher Earns National Recognition

Peggy Hinzman, a medical instructor at Summit Technology Academy, earned national recognition from the National Society of High School Scholars.

Ms. Hinzman received the Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction award from the NSHSS. The distinction highlights exemplary educators who make a difference in students’ lives through inspiring them to pursue excellence. Kay Lee, the STA student who nominated her, wrote, “Ms. Peggy Hinzman has always demonstrated a deep love and intense fascination with everything she teaches. Her expertise in her field carried the class through the year. She is relatable, approachable, available, humble, and always willing to help.”

The award qualifies Ms. Hinzman to compete for the NSHSS Educator of the Year and provides access to grant opportunities.