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The John Glenn Inspiration Award

There have been few others like John Glenn. A hero from Ohio, he made countless contributions to science and public service. Senator Glenn was a remarkable leader with extraordinary bravery and exemplary commitment to civic engagement. He is an inspiration to people young and old.

Be the Inspiration
Your support of this event will fund COSI’s essential work of ensuring that science education is available to everyone, everywhere. By sponsoring the John Glenn Inspiration award, you will provide COSI with the resources to remain strong and vibrant organization that can keep pace with community needs around science literacy, workforce development, and broad access to informal science learning.


About the Award:
For 56 years, COSI has engaged, inspired, and transformed lives and communities by highlighting that science is everywhere and science is for everyone. With the blessing of the Glenn Family, COSI has created the John Glenn Inspiration Award to recognize annually an individual who has dedicated their life to inspiring others for the benefit of humankind. Senator Glenn had a genuine appreciation for COSI’s legacy of education and inspiration, so it is fitting that COSI lead the charge in creating this award in his honor.

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Susan & John

Jodie & Brent

Elizabeth & Peter

Kensington Wealth
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Mayme Norman