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Amara Alexander Is Alabama's 2016-17 Milken Educator

Amara Alexander (AL '16)   |   Horizon Elementary School  |  Madison, AL  |  Nov 29, 2016

Horizon Elementary School has rolled out the red carpet for Alabama Superintendent of Education Michael Sentance, who is visiting to commend students on their achievement. But there's another reason for Sentance's visit, which comes to light when he introduces Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards. When Foley surprises sixth-grade science teacher Amara Alexander with Alabama's 2016-17 Milken Educator Award in front of the cheering crowd, the morning assembly morphs from routine to unforgettable. Follow along in our photo gallery.

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  • Horizon principal Rodney Richardson
  • Horizon Elementary students perform song
  • Michael Sentance Horizon Elementary
  • Jane Foley Adam Weaver Horizon Elementary
  • Jane Foley Julie McFetters Horizon Elementary
  • Horizon Elementary students amazed
  • Horizon students spell 25000
  • Amara Alexander reaction
  • Amara Alexander overwhelmed
  • Amara Alexander tears
  • Tammy Alexander Amara Alexander
  • Jane Foley congratulates Amara Alexander
  • Horizon Elementary students listen to speakers
  • Michael Sentance congratulates Amara Alexander
  • Suzanne Culbreth addresses assembly Horizon Elementary
  • Amara Alexander check
  • Amara Alexander check with dignitaries
  • Amara Alexander thumbs up
  • Jane Foley Amara Alexander joyful gallery
  • Amara Alexander with envelope
  • Amara Alexander veteran Milken Educators
  • Amara Alexander veteran Milken Educators hands in air
  • Tammy Alexander Amara Alexander network meeting
  • Suzanne Culbreth Dilhani Uswatte Horizon network meeting
  • Mother and daughter Tammy Amara Alexander

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  • Congratulations and welcome to the club!

    Posted by Sheila Bowens (IL '90), 02/12/2016 2:55pm (3 years ago)

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