Cabrini High School Science teacher Kathy Gosciniak has been voted to receive the prestigious Drake Award for 2017 by the Louisiana Section of the American Chemical Society. The Drake Award goes to an outstanding local high school teacher who is using innovative pedagogy in the classroom. She will be honored at the Awards Dinner April 19.
Gosciniak who teaches Chemistry at Cabrini High holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Case Western University and a Graduate Education Certification in Chemistry. Before joining the Cabrini faculty in 2009, she served as a Senior Battery Engineer for Eveready Battery Company, and a Senior Research Engineer for General Dynamics. She is a Certified Advanced Placement Teacher, Chemistry II and is a Certified Advanced Placement Teacher, Computer Science Principles. She is Member of Louisiana Science Teacher Association, the National Science Teacher Association, and the American Chemical Society.
Cabrini High School is a private, accredited, college preparatory Catholic school for young women grades 8-12. Selective admission, an award-winning science program, and championship-caliber athletics produce the complete woman prepared for college and life. The intimate atmosphere provides an environment of one-on-one instruction and personal attention. Cabrini is located at 1400 Moss Street in historic Faubourg St. John on scenic Bayou St. John.