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Elaine Hill Wins CT Milken Award in Waterbury

Elaine Hill (CT '22)   |   Waterbury, CT  |  Jan 12, 2023

Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz and Commissioner of Education Charlene Russell-Tucker are among today's special guests at the Academic Academy at Michael F. Wallace Middle School, a school-within-a-school that is part of the Commissioner's Network. But what's the reason for their visit? All is revealed when Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, surprises fourth grade teacher Elaine Hill with Connecticut's 2022-23 Milken Award and $25,000. Click through the photos below to see the outstanding educator's career-changing day unfold. 

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