The Air Zoo invites you to an elegant gala dinner event to honor the region's best and brightest educators, students, and aerospace innovators. The 6th annual Science Innovation Hall of Fame Awards will be held Saturday, April 13th, from 5:30pm to 9:00pm, and combined with the Michigan Aviation Hall of Fame, this is an evening to recognize and encourage area high school students, educators, and individuals who have, according to a press release, "innovated and excelled within, or shown exceptional support of, education in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM)."

Awards given at the 6th annual Science Innovation Hall of Fame Awards are:

  • Student Excellence Award - $500 Financial Award
  • Student Art & Science Award - $500 Financial Award
  • Educator Excellence Award - $750 Financial Award

Nominate a student, teacher, or organization by clicking here. To get more information about the awards, how to get involved, or how to sponsor the evening, contact the Air Zoo's Director of Engagement, Nate Melvin, by emailing him at, or calling 269-350-2812. Application deadline is February 28th.

Get your tickets now for a unique event, and save the date:

  • Where: Air Zoo, 6151 Portage Rd, Portage, MI 49002
  • When: Saturday, April 13th - 5:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Tickets available soon

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