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STEM Teacher Lukas Hefty Wins FL Milken Award

Douglas L. Jamerson, Jr. Elementary School  |  St. Petersburg, FL  |  Jan 12, 2017

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Lukas Hefty acceptance speech

Flanked by Pinellas County Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael A. Grego, wife and fellow teacher Kelly Hefty, and their son Cameron, a first-grader at Jamerson, science and math coordinator Lukas Hefty accepts Florida's 2016-17 Milken Educator Award. Under Hefty’s STEM leadership, students at Jamerson are flourishing: In 2015, 81% of fifth-grade students achieved a level 3 or higher on the science FCAT (Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test), up from 48% in 2011. 

In this series:  Lukas Hefty (FL '16)

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