recently was certified as a STEM school by the Georgia Department of Education.
The East Cobb school is the home to the Center for Advanced Studies in Math, Science and Technology.
In a message to Wheeler parents, Principal David Chiprany said the official certification will be presented at an Oct. 16 ceremony at the Doug Lipscomb Gym, with officials from the Georgia DOE on hand.
"This award is a reflection of the contribution of our entire staff, students, and parents toward our STEM Program," Chiprany said.
STEM certification is awarded by the Georgia DOE for schools that demonstrate a comprehensive approach to teaching the curriculum and that promote STEM education in the state.
The four members of that team won and will compete in the F1 in Schools world championships next month in Abu Dhabi.
For more on Georgia DOE STEM initiatives, click here.