Luke Wilcox receives Outstanding Alumni Educator Award
At the College of Education’s December convocation on 12/9/16 at Ottawa Hills High School, Luke Wilcox was presented with the Outstanding Alumni Educator Award by the College of Education’s Alumni Association.
Wilcox received his Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Adult & Higher Education in 2006 from Grand Valley State University, and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. Wilcox has taught a wide-array of mathematics classes for the past 15 years at East Kentwood High School, and is currently a math teacher and department chairperson. His AP Statistics students have consistently outperformed national averages with a 98% pass rate over the past 10 years. Wilcox has also served as an adjunct professor at Grand Valley State University, teaching undergraduate and graduate math courses.
Within the community, Wilcox presents at many local and national conferences on a variety of ideas in education. In 2013, he was awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST) by President Obama at the White House. He was also a finalist for the 2015 Michigan Teacher of the Year.