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SD Milken Educators Welcome Abby Turbak in Watertown

Abby Turbak (SD '22)   |   McKinley Elementary  |  Watertown, SD  |  Dec 02, 2022

Good morning, Watertown! McKinley Elementary is celebrating its Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program with South Dakota Secretary of Education Tiffany Sanderson. But wait — there's another reason for today's gathering. When Secretary Sanderson and Greg Gallagher, senior program director for the Milken Educator Awards, present first grade teacher Abby Turbak with Watertown School District's first ever Milken Award and $25,000, no one is more shocked than the recipient herself. Click through the photos below to see the outstanding educator's huge surprise unfold.

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