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Michelle Johnson Joins RI Milken Educators

Michelle Johnson (RI '18)   |   Mary E. Fogarty Elementary School  |  Providence, RI  |  Oct 17, 2018

Everyone is abuzz this morning at Mary E. Fogarty Elementary School in Providence: Rhode Island Commissioner of Education Dr. Ken Wagner is visiting for a "Spotlight Celebration" to recognize the school's impressive initiatives and transformations. But there's more to his visit, which becomes clear when he introduces Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards. When Dr. Foley surprises third-grade teacher Michelle Johnson with Rhode Island's 2018 Milken Award and $25,000, the educator's life is forever changed. Follow the day's events in the photos below.

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