Linda Rost, science teacher at Baker High School, was accepted into the Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) specialization program from Texas Tech University. She was also awarded the Graduate Recruitment Fellowship ($16,000), Peggy Miller Graduate Fellowship Award ($1,000) and the Competitive Tuition Scholarship ($1,000) to cover tuition expenses. Rost previously has earned an M.Ed. (2010) and M.S. (2018) from Montana State University and is a 2019 Montana Teacher of the Year Finalist.