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Amanda Robertson Wins North Carolina Milken AwardAmanda Robertson (NC '16) | Jones Intermediate School | Mount Airy, NC | Dec 08, 2016
The gymnasium at Jones Intermediate School is abuzz: North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. June Atkinson and Mount Airy City Schools Superintendent Dr. Kim Morrison have joined the morning assembly to commend the school on its Leader in Me program. But is there another reason for their visit? When Atkinson introduces Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, the crowd realizes something big is about to happen. Foley and Atkinson present fourth-grade math teacher Amanda Robertson with North Carolina's 2016-17 Milken Educator Award, giving this outstanding educator the surprise of a lifetime. Follow along in our photo gallery.