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Jessica Barnette Joins NC Milken Educators

Jessica Barnette (NC '22)   |   Rocky Point Elementary  |  Rocky Point, NC  |  Dec 13, 2022

Happy holidays, Rocky Point Elementary! North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt is visiting for a festive assembly, but the upcoming holidays aren't the only reason to celebrate. K-1 teacher Jessica Barnette gets the surprise of a lifetime when Stephanie Bishop, vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, presents her with North Carolina's 2022 Milken Award and $25,000, making her the first ever recipient in Pender County Schools. December 13 is a date the teacher will always remember: It's her Milken Award anniversary and her birthday!

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  • RPES April Perkins
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  • RPES Catherine Truitt
  • RPES Stephanie Bishop
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  • RPES 25000
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  • RPES Jessica Barnette veterans
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  • So proud of Jessica, she is most deserving! Her passion for education is evident in all she does! Jessica loves children, understands their needs and is always willing to go the second mile to help them achieve. She is the teacher every parent wants for their child.

    Posted by Julia H Davis, 13/12/2022 11:20am (51 days ago)

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