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Saint Xavier University alumnus awarded

Jason J. Crean receives 2009 DCAT Making a Difference Award

Chicago (Jan. 28, 2009) Saint Xavier University alumnus Jason J. Crean has been awarded a 2009 Drug, Chemical & Associated Technologies Association Making a Difference award in recognition of leading an “excellence in science” program at Lyons Township High School. The National Science Teachers Association co-sponsored the award.

Crean and his principal will be honored at the Teachers Award Banquet during the NSTA National Conference on Science Education from March 19 to March 22 in New Orleans.

Crean teaches biology at Lyons Township. He also works in the zoological community as a college-level educator and consultant and aids in research and service work in the Genetics Lab of the Conservation Biology Department at Brookfield Zoo. Crean has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching and has published and lectured in his field of expertise.


Contact: Rick Ducat
773-298-3325 or ducat@sxu.edu