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Krystal Contreras Gets Surprise of a Lifetime in TX

Dr. C.M. Cash Elementary School  |  San Benito, TX  |  Feb 15, 2019

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Texas 2018 students 25000

The teacher who is about to win the Milken Educator Award also gets a cash prize ... but how much? One digit at a time, Milken Educator Awards Senior Vice President Dr. Jane Foley asks students to hold up cards representing the amount of the Award. When Texas Commissioner of Education Mike Morath reveals the final zero, the room starts to buzz. That's $25,000!

In this series:  Krystal Contreras (TX '18)
In this photo:  Dr. Jane Foley (IN '94)

All photos should be credited to "Milken Family Foundation" unless otherwise noted.

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