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Waialua teacher among finalists in contest for $1 million

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Glenn Lee, lead teacher and coordinator of the Waialua Robotics Team 359, was named Tuesday as a top-10 finalist for the $1 million Global Teacher Prize. Lee watched Tuesday as Rheamae Arellano, 13, a Waialua High School eighth-grader, worked with a Vectrax milling machine.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Glenn Lee, coordinator of the Waialua Robotics Team 359, with one of the team’s previous robots, Poi Pounder 17, which earned some of the championship banners hanging in the shop.

Waialua High School’s Glenn Lee, who helped kick off Hawaii’s robotics movement, is the only American to reach the top 10 as a finalist out of 30,000 entries in the $1 million Global Teacher Prize competition. Read more

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