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Biotech Teacher Nicki Derryberry Wins AZ Milken Award

Nicki Derryberry (AZ '15)   |   Red Mountain High School  |  Mesa, AZ  |  Nov 16, 2015

Nicki Derryberry teaches her biotechnology students at Red Mountain High School how to solve scientific mysteries, but she's got no clue she's the reason for the morning assembly and Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas's visit. The mystery is solved when Lowell Milken, chairman and co-founder of the Milken Family Foundation, names Derryberry a winner of Arizona's 2015-16 Milken Educator Award. Watch the drama play out in our photo gallery. 

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  • Drum corps Red Mountain HS
  • Red Mountain HS choir
  • Red Mountain HS Principal Jared Ryan
  • Mesa Superintendent Michael Cowan
  • AZ Superintendent Diane Douglas
  • Lowell Milken addresses Red Mountain HS assembly
  • Red Mountain HS students 25K
  • Nicki Derryberry reaction
  • Lowell Milken congratulates Derryberry
  • Derryberry addresses assembly
  • Red Mountain HS check
  • Derryberry with Principal Jared Ryan
  • Lowell Milken with Milken Educators
  • Diane Douglas presents Challenge Coin
  • Derryberry and students with check
  • Derryberry gets hugs from students
  • Nicki Derryberry talks with reporters
  • Lowell Milken visits Red Mountain HS classroom
  • Red Mountain HS lab

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  • This was an awesome event here at Red Mountian

    Posted by Mike, 24/11/2015 10:43am (4 years ago)

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