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Bill Smithyman Wins Kansas 2015-16 Milken Educator Award

Blue Valley Northwest High School  |  Overland Park, KS  |  Oct 26, 2015

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Lowell Milken congratulates Bill Smithyman

Lowell Milken, chairman and co-founder of the Milken Family Foundation, congratulates Bill Smithyman on his 2015-16 Milken Educator Award and thanks him for choosing a career in teaching. "As an educator, you have the power to positively impact thousands of young lives," Milken tells Smithyman. "Nothing could be more rewarding."

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  • Blue Valley Superintendent Dr. Al Hanna
  • Deputy Commissioner Education Dale Dennis
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  • We remember you well from our time together at Presbyterian Church of Stanley. Congratulations!! Proud to read of your well-deserved success in education.

    Posted by Fred and Terri Clamons, 26/10/2015 7:33pm (7 years ago)

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