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A 2023-24 LA Milken Award for Derrick Winn

Derrick Winn (LA '23)   |   Crestworth Elementary School  |  Baton Rouge, LA  |  Feb 06, 2024

Good morning, Crestworth Elementary! Louisiana Superintendent of Education Dr. Cade Brumley is visiting to congratulate students and staff on being named a "Top Gains" school. But there's another reason for today's assembly, which comes to light when Lowell Milken, founder of the Milken Educator Awards, surprises third grade math and science teacher Derrick Winn with a Louisiana Milken Award and $25,000. No one is more shocked than the recipient himself! Follow along in the photos below to see how the surprise unfolded. Winn is the 2,974th Milken Educator awarded on the journey to the milestone 3,000th Milken Award announcement.

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