Merrillville Community Planetarium
Bringing the Universe to the Merrillville Schools and Northwest Indiana

GREGG WILLIAMS RECIEVES THOMAS BRENNAN AWARD FOR SECONDARY TEACHING


Gregg L. Williams, Merrillville Community Planetarium Director for 31 years, was nominated for the Thomas Brennan Award for Secondary Teaching from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) by Maryetta Petras in 2011. Maryetta Petras retired last year from teaching Earth Science at MHS. Gregg said “I am honored that my work in planetarium education has been recognized by the ASP. I have been invited to receive my award at the annual meeting of the ASP in San Jose, California in July.” To learn more about the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, go to http://astrosociety.org/about-us/. To learn more about the Thomas Brennan Award for outstanding contributions to the teaching of Astronomy, go to http://www.astrosociety.org/membership/awards/brennan.html.