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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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  • Wallace Verna Ruffin
  • Wallace Charlene Russell Tucker
  • Wallace Jane Foley ed
  • Wallace students intrigued
  • Wallace Jane Foley students
  • Wallace 25000
  • Wallace Elaine Hill reaction ed
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  • Wallace Elaine Hill students
  • Wallace Elaine Hill Jane Foley ed
  • Wallace Lion Pride
  • Wallace Elaine Hill check
  • Wallace Susan Bysiewicz congratulations
  • Wallace Neil OLeary congratulations
  • Wallace Elaine Hill remarks
  • Wallace Elaine Hill veterans ed
  • Wallace Elaine Hill Maria Perez
  • Wallace Elaine Hill media
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  • Wallace Elaine Hill students signs
  • Wallace Elaine Hill calls mom

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  • Congratulations Ms. Hill! We are so proud of you!

    Posted by Vincent Balsamo, 12/01/2023 2:07pm (21 days ago)

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