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Meet the 2014–15 Milken Educator Award WinnersNationwide│Apr 20, 2015
Dr. Ernie Adkins (WV '14) │Principal, Princeton Primary School │Princeton, WV
Date of Award: Dec. 04, 2014
Adkins has a proven track record of raising the performance of schools where he has been a teacher or administrator. His resourcefulness, leadership and down-to-earth nature make him a valued mentor to teachers, parents and students. There are also many stories about Adkins’s resourcefulness and leadership, particularly with situations that arise on rural campuses. For example, in his clear-headed way, he once calmly dealt with a rabid fox that had bitten a teacher and was trying to make its way into the school.
In this photo: Recovering from the shock of his name called as the newest Milken Educator Award recipient, Principal Dr. Ernie Adkins is all smiles as the assembly bursts into applause.In this photo: Dr. Ernie Adkins (WV '14)
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