The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that Lake Shelbyville has won the 2016 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Outstanding Team Achievement Award. The Corps at Lake Shelbyville partners with the Okaw Valley School District to provide STEM learning opportunities for students of all grade levels in the district.
Matt Shoaff is the principal at Okaw Valley High School. He says the school has also won an award because of the partnership with the Army Corps of Engineers.
Shoaff says the program provides students with numerous opportunities without a big cost to the district.
Shoaff says the partnership the district has with the Corps is a partnership that keeps on giving, He says there will be Corps days later this month where 25 to 30 junior and senior high students will go to the lake and work on different projects.