Two Oklahoma teachers received recognition by the State Board of Education during it's recent meeting for receiving the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science teaching.
Annette Huett, is one of the teachers honored.
She teaches fourth grade at Kelley Elementary in Moore, Oklahoma.
Diane Reece, a kindergarten teacher at Bokoshe Public School in LeFlore County is the other Presidential award winner.
She died of leukemia on December 4, 2013 at the age of 61.
Ms. Reece's daughters attending the meeting and presented the Board with a video of Ms. Reece teaching science to her students and spoke of their mother's legascy.
Both Ms. Huett and Ms. Reece are among 102 teachers nationwide to receive this award.
This award is the highest in the country for K-12 math and science teachers.
The honor comes with a $10,000 award from the Science Foundation and trip to Washington, D.C., to attend various celebrations.