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Hawaii Science Teacher Michael Sana Wins 2015-16 Milken Award

Michael Sana (HI '15)   |   Waipahu High School  |  Waipahu, HI  |  Jan 29, 2016

Why is the gym at Waipahu High School crowded with special guests, including Hawaii Governor David Ige and First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige? When science teacher Michael Sana hears his name called as Hawaii's 2015-16 Milken Educator Award recipient, what started as a routine assembly quickly turns into a day Sana will never forget. Follow the events of the day in our photo gallery.

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  • Waipahu High School band
  • Waipahu High School cheerleaders
  • Waipahu High principal Keith Hayashi
  • JROTC color guard Waipahu High
  • Hawaii superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi
  • Jane Foley at Waipahu High
  • Waipahu High students spell 25000
  • Waipahu High students react
  • Governor David Ige addresses assembly
  • Michael Sana reaction
  • Michael Sana reaction 3
  • Walking to front
  • Michael Sana waves to crowd
  • Governor David Ige congratulations
  • First Lady Dawn Ige congratulations
  • Michael Sana emotional
  • Michael Sana hug superintendent
  • Michael Sana hug from vet
  • Michael Sana hug with fiancee
  • Michael Sana victory
  • Governor David Ige congratulates Michael Sana
  • First Lady Dawn Ige congratulates Michael Sana
  • Michael Sana addresses assembly
  • Michael Sana check
  • Michael Sana with state reps
  • High fives back to classroom
  • Michael Sana in classroom
  • Michael Sana students in classroom
  • Michael Sana with vets

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  • Couldn't have gone to a more deserving person. This man pours his blood, sweat, and tears into every student he attains - be it in the classroom or on the courts, this man is truly the right choice.

    Posted by Tracy Takahashi, 29/01/2016 4:35pm (7 years ago)

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