Cooper Middle School Receives Cobb STEM Certification

Cooper Middle School students pose with Wattson the Red-tailed Hawk, Cobb EMC's safety ambassador, after the school was recognized as the first Cobb County STEM Certified School.

Congratulations to Cooper Middle School for being the first Cobb County STEM Certified School! Cooper Middle School held a special STEM Certification ceremony to recognize the students’ and staff’s accomplishments. Some of the honored guests included Superintendent Chris Ragsdale; Dr. Sally Creel, Cobb STEM & innovation supervisor; Dr. David Chiprany, assistant superintendent of middle schools; Powder Springs Mayor Al Thurman; and Wattson the Red-tailed Hawk, Cobb EMC’s safety ambassador.

Learn more about Cooper Middle School’s STEM program online at  The Cobb STEM Certification process is designed to recognize schools or programs within schools that support quality STEM-enriched learning opportunities, as well as provide schools with clear guidelines and criteria to support them along their STEM journey. For more information on Cobb STEM certification please visit or contact the STEM & Innovation Department.

We look forward to hearing more about Cooper’s STEM program in the future!