Tannum Sands State High School student Josh Liaw was given the Peter Doherty Outstanding Senior Mathematics and Technology Student Award. Photo Contributed
Tannum Sands State High School student Josh Liaw was given the Peter Doherty Outstanding Senior Mathematics and Technology Student Award. Photo Contributed Contributed

Tannum High student receives prestigious award

TANNUM Sands High School student Josh Liaw has been recognised for his achievements in technology and maths.

The year 12 student was given the Peter Doherty Outstanding Senior Mathematics and Technology Student Award.

The Peter Doherty Awards for Excellence in STEM Education recognise students, teachers, support officers, schools and education partners who demonstrate an outstanding and innovative contribution to STEM education in Queensland.

The awards are named after Professor Peter Doherty, a Brisbane-born Nobel Prize winning scientist who was educated at Indooroopilly State High School and the University of Queensland.

The winners were announced by the Minister for Education and Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games during National Science Week.



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