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Allison Ruhl Wins MS Milken Award

Dr. Allison Ruhl (MS '16)   |   Madison Station Elementary School  |  Madison, MS  |  Jan 11, 2017

Can you keep a secret? Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, First Lady Deborah Bryant, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Carey M. Wright, and Madison County Schools Superintendent Dr. Ronnie McGehee can—and they've got a big one to share with Madison Station Elementary School. When special guest Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, surprises first-grade teacher Allison Ruhl with $25,000 as the state's 2016-2017 Milken Educator, the all-school assembly goes wild. Click through our photo gallery to follow Ruhl's exciting day.

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  • Governor Phil Bryant Deborah Bryant before assembly
  • Madison Station students before assembly
  • Madison Station pledge of allegiance
  • Madison County Superintendent Ronnie McGehee
  • Madison Station choir performs
  • Allison Ruhl watches choir
  • Mississippi superintendent Carey Wright
  • Mississippi governor Phil Bryant Deborah Bryant
  • Jane Foley Madison Station
  • Madison Station students hands up
  • Madison Station students interested
  • Madison Station students spell 25000
  • Madison Station media
  • Madison Station students anxious
  • Allison Ruhl reaction
  • Allison Ruhl walks to front
  • Allison Ruhl hug from First Lady Deborah Bryant
  • Allison Ruhl check dignitaries
  • Allison Ruhl hugs daughter
  • Allison Ruhl check dignitaries 2
  • Allison Ruhl check with vets
  • Allison Ruhl talks with reporters
  • Allison Ruhl with excited students
  • Allison Ruhl with class

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  • Congratulations, Allison!
    Welcome to the Milken Family!
    Enjoy the celebration!
    Keep working hard for the children in Mississippi! Best...

    Posted by Michael Rafferty (CT '99), 16/01/2017 4:14pm (6 years ago)

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