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Gold Star Winners in NASA's Top Stars Contest
A space-themed collage showing a woman looking at the Hubble Space Telescope

Winning entries in the Hubble Top Stars contest are now available for downloading. Image Credit: NASA

Fourteen educators claimed "Gold Star" honors in the NASA-sponsored Top Stars contest, which invited U.S. formal and informal educators to submit their best examples of using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in science, technology, engineering or mathematics education.

The Top Stars contest was conducted by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies in cooperation with the Space Telescope Science Institute. Submissions were accepted from individuals and from teams of up to four members. Entries included any combination of text, graphics, video and photos.

Gold Star status was awarded to the best of the best -- as judged by IGES and NASA scientists and educators -- from the entries selected as "Top Stars" during the contest's four rounds of competition. The Showcase section of the Top Stars website -- http://topstars.strategies.org -- includes downloadable materials from all Hubble activities selected as Top Stars.

Read about the Gold Star winners below.

› Jacky Byatt Profile

› C. Renee James Profile

› Sheree' Kearns Profile

› Joan Labay-Marquez Profile

› Dan Lyons, Stephanie Slater and Tim Slater Profile

› Carrie Murray Profile

› Stacy Palen, AmyJo Proctor and Ron Proctor Profile

› Keith Turner Profile

› Andrew Vanden Heuvel Profile

› John Williams Profile