Lincoln Rotary Club #14 Presents Miller Math Award to Douglass Matulka


Lincoln Rotary Club #14 Presents Miller Math Award to Douglass Matulka

Lincoln Rotary Club #14 ( presented the 2017 Miller Math Award to Douglass Matulka at its July 18 meeting.

Matulka teaches geometry and advanced algebra at Lincoln High School. He has served on the Technology Committee in charge of planning and use of new technologies in classrooms and led workshops aimed at integrating and basic troubleshooting of technology in the classroom. In addition, he participated in a variety of meetings to help plan the best course for individual students. In short, he goes beyond the basic classroom disciplines of teaching to creating learning paths for those who need a little extra help moving ahead in math.

The Miller Math Award has been presented annually since 1992 to recognize outstanding mathematics educators in the Lincoln area. The club endowed this award in honor of former member, past club president (1986-1987) and Rotary leader, Donald W. Miller. Awardees are selected based on their ability to inspire students to explore and master mathematics; innovation and creativity with respect to teaching methods; and history of leadership in promoting math education.

Rotary is a worldwide network of inspired individuals who translate their passions into relevant social causes to change lives in communities. Lincoln Rotary is Lincoln’s oldest service organization.