Friday, December 14, 2012

Harford County Public School Teacher Receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Milken Family Foundation continues tradition of recognizing and rewarding outstanding educators with national honor and $25,000 cash awards
BALTIMORE, MD - When 5th grade Reading Specialist Lauren Hunter attended the assembly at William Paca/Old Post Road Elementary School this morning, she had no idea that she was the guest of honor and that she would be the one Maryland teacher who would ultimately walk away with a $25,000 cash award. Surprised before students, faculty, staff, and elected officials at the Harford County public school, she accepted the National Milken Award from the Milken Family Foundation and Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lillian M. Lowery. Mrs. Hunter, a Reading Specialist for eight years where her students continually show high levels of growth and advancement each year, is free to use the cash prize in any manner she chooses. Read more...

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