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Amanda Christensen Wins SD Milken Award

Amanda Christensen (SD '16)   |   Longfellow Elementary School  |  Mitchell, SD  |  January 4, 2017

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is in Mitchell to praise Longfellow Elementary School on its 1:1 Technology Initiative. The Longfellow "Lions" are excited for his visit, but they roar even louder when he shares a big secret: He is there to present fourth-grade teacher Amanda Christensen with South Dakota’s 2016-17 Milken Educator Award and a huge check for $25,000! Follow Amanda's special day as she is congratulated by Milken Educator Awards Senior Program Administrator Greg Gallagher, South Dakota Secretary of Education Dr. Melody Schopp, Mitchell School District 17-2 Superintendent Dr. Joseph Graves and her cheering school.

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