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The newest class of Milken Educators gathers in New Orleans for three days of conversation and collaboration. 

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STEM star Lukas Hefty (FL '16) shines on "Daytime," a nationally syndicated TV talk show.

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Celebrating 30 Years

Grab a Kleenex and watch the highlights from three decades surprising outstanding educators.

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About the Milken Educator Awards

For 30 years, we've been surprising outstanding educators across the U.S. with $25,000 cash prizes. Check out the facts in our online newsroom.

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Unsung Heroes

Kansas Milken Educator Bill Smithyman (KS '15) explores the new Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes in historic Fort Scott. 

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What are the Milken Educator Awards?

Film has the Oscar™, music has the Grammy™, science has the Nobel Prize and sports has its Olympic Gold, but what about the unsung heroes on the frontlines shaping our future?  Where is the recognition for our nation’s educators?  Enter Lowell Milken and the Milken Educator Awards.

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Bellflower Teacher Receives Milken Educator Award
Los Angeles Wave — Los Angeles, CA