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Aloha, Jade Pham — You're a Hawai'i Milken Educator!

Jade Pham (HI '23)   |   Prince David Kawananakoa Middle School  |  Honolulu, HI  |  Apr 08, 2024

What's happening at Prince David Kawananakoa Middle School? Everyone is buzzing about an all-school assembly. What brings so many special guests to Honolulu today? The reason for the assembly becomes clear when Lowell Milken, founder of the Milken Educator Awards, surprises Student Services Coordinator and Hawai'i School District grad Jade Pham with a 2023-24 Milken Award and $25,000. Hawai'i Governor Josh Green, Lt. Governor Sylvia Luke, and Superintendent of Education Keith Hayashi joined Lowell Milken to honor Pham’s excellence in education in front of hundreds of cheering students, proud colleagues, dignitaries and media. Relive her career-changing surprise in the photos below. Pham is the 2,989th Milken Educator to join the Network on the exciting journey to the announcement of the 3,000th Milken Educator.

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