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Melissa Kovac Joins New Mexico Milken EducatorsMelissa Kovac (NM '16) | Amy Biehl Community School | Santa Fe, NM | Nov 02, 2016
Amy Biehl Community School in Santa Fe is getting ready for a celebration. New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera and Dr. Veronica C. Garcia, superintendent of the Santa Fe Public School District, are visiting to commend the school on its designation as a Green LEED School. But there's another reason for their visit, revealed when Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, surprises second-grade teacher Melissa Kovac with New Mexico’s 2016-17 Milken Educator Award and $25,000. Relive Kovac's career-changing day in our photo gallery.