CONROE, Texas - For weeks KHOU 11 and our partners at Space Center Houston have been holding a competition to see who is the best STEM teacher in the land.

The results of the competition were announced on Wednesday. Through online voting, the winners are once again Stephanie Shaw and Missy Flanagan, also known as The Science Sisters, from Kaufman Elementary in Conroe ISD.

Students at Kaufman Elementary are thrilled to learn their teachers have won the contest. 
Students at Kaufman Elementary are thrilled to learn their teachers have won the contest. 

The following are the other four finalists:

2nd Place: Murrai Scanlon of Montgomery Middle School

3rd Place: Denise King of Barbers Hill High School

4th Place: Betsy Crafton of Grace School in west Houston.

The Science Sisters won $5,000 to fund a STEM project. They also won educational prizes from Space Center Houston.

The other three finalists won $1,000 to be used on STEM education in their schools. Congratulations to all of the finalists!

Kaufman Elementary teachers, Stephanie Shaw and Missy Flanagan are presented a check for $5,000. 
Kaufman Elementary teachers, Stephanie Shaw and Missy Flanagan are presented a check for $5,000.