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Eric Crouch Wins Georgia Milken Educator Award

Eric Crouch (GA '16)   |   Double Churches Elementary School  |  Columbus, GA  |  Nov 30, 2016

Everyone is buzzing today at Double Churches Elementary: Georgia State School Superintendent Richard Woods is visiting to congratulate the school on its recent grant for serving military families, along with Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal and Muscogee County School District Superintendent Dr. David F. Lewis. But there's another reason for the all-school gathering, and it involves a surprise guest, one outstanding teacher, an important national award, and a huge check! When Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, names fifth-grade teacher Eric Crouch Georgia's 2016-17 Milken Educator, Mr. Crouch's career is forever changed. Follow the day's events in our photo gallery.

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  • Jane Foley welcomes Sandra Deal
  • Double Churches Malachi Powell kindergarten
  • Sandra Deal talks with Double Churches students
  • Double Churches students imitating reporters
  • Double Churches principal Paula Shaw Powell
  • Georgia Superintendent Richard Woods at Double Churches
  • Jane Foley Double Churches
  • Double Churches students volunteer 1
  • Jane Foley Ethan Gonzalez
  • Double Churches students watch assembly
  • Jane Foley Lani Quotskuyva
  • Double Churches students volunteer 2
  • Jane Foley Clark Zanella
  • Double Churches students spell 25000
  • Eric Crouch reaction
  • Double Churches students cheer
  • Eric Crouch hugs principal
  • Jane Foley congratulates Eric Crouch
  • Eric Crouch wipes tears
  • Eric Crouch addresses assembly
  • Double Churches students listen to presentations
  • Sandra Deal congratulates Eric Crouch
  • Rachel Willis at Double Churches Eric Crouch
  • Eric Crouch check with dignitaries
  • Eric Crouch check with veteran Milken Educators
  • Eric Crouch laughs with colleagues
  • Eric Crouch with class
  • Eric Crouch talks with media
  • Eric Crouch classroom

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  • Mr. Crouch is a great teacher and we'll deserving. He has inspired my son to teach past his own expecting, to strive for a new standard. I really appreciate his personable relationship with all his students. Congrats Mr. Crouch!!!

    Posted by Kefauver Wilson , 30/11/2016 5:38pm (6 years ago)

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