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Jennie Schmaltz Wins CO Milken Award

Jennie Todd (CO '16)   |   Elkhart Elementary School  |  Aurora, CO  |  Oct 26, 2016

It's a big day at Elkhart Elementary School: Dr. Colleen O'Neil, an executive director of the Colorado Department of Education, and Aurora Public Schools Superintendent Rico Munn are visiting to celebrate the school's impressive achievements in reading and math. But there's another reason for their visit, too. When Lowell Milken, chairman and co-founder of the Milken Family Foundation, presents Jennie Schmaltz with a Colorado Milken Educator Award, the third-grade teacher receives the surprise of her career. Follow the day's events in our photo gallery.

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  • Jennie Schmaltz leads class to assembly
  • Lowell Milken Elkhart students before assembly
  • Elkhart principal Ron Schumacher
  • Aurora district superintendent Rico Munn Jennie Schmaltz
  • Colleen ONeil CO Dept Education
  • Lowell Milken addresses Elkhart Elementary
  • Lowell Milken Elkhart student 1
  • Elkhart students hands up 1
  • Lowell Milken Elkhart student 2
  • Lowell Milken at Jennie Schmaltz Elkhart
  • Elkhart students hands up 3
  • Elkhart students spell 25000
  • Elkhart students hands up 2
  • Jennie Schmaltz waves
  • Jennie Schmaltz reaction
  • Jennie Schmaltz listens to ovation
  • Lowell Milken congratulates Jennie Schmaltz
  • Jennie Schmaltz addresses assembly Lowell Milken
  • Jennie Schmaltz thumbs up
  • Jennie Schmaltz excited students
  • Jennie Schmaltz with Rico Munn
  • Jennie Schmaltz surrounded by students
  • Jennie Schmaltz check students
  • Jennie Schmaltz Lowell Milken after assembly
  • Jennie Schmaltz Mike Coffman
  • Jennie Schmaltz talks with guest
  • Jennie Schmaltz vets Elkhart
  • Jennie Schmaltz words of wisdom vets
  • Lowell Milken Elkhart classroom Jennie Schmaltz
  • Lowell Milken tours Elkhart Elementary Jennie Schmaltz

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  • I felt so suprised when I was their love you Ms.S. it me Aaliyah

    Posted by aaliya, 26/10/2016 3:24pm (6 years ago)

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