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Ainsley VanBuskirk Receives North Carolina Milken Award

Ainsley VanBuskirk (NC '23)   |   Pactolus Global School  |  Greenville, NC  |  Nov 03, 2023

There's a festive assembly today at Pactolus Global School featuring North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Deputy Superintendent Dr. Jerry Oates. But there's another reason for today's special event: Stephanie Bishop, vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, is here to surprise first grade teacher Ainsley VanBuskirk with a 2023-24 Milken Educator Award and $25,000. It's an assembly Pactolus will remember forever! Click through to see the exciting moment unfold for VanBuskirk, the 2,944th Milken Educator named on the road to our 3,000th Milken Educator.

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