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Marin County Science Teacher Nick Williams Wins $25K Milken Award

Nick Williams (CA '15)   |   San Marin High School  |  Novato, CA  |  Nov 18, 2015

California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson is visiting San Marin High School to recognize the STEM program — isn't he? When Lowell Milken, chairman and co-founder of the Milken Family Foundation, names science department head Nick Williams a California Milken Educator Award winner for 2015-16 and brings out a gigantic $25,000 check with Williams's name on it, no one is more surprised than the recipient himself. Relive this outstanding teacher's surprise Award ceremony in the photos below.

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  • San Marin HS band
  • San Marin HS Principal Adam Littlefield
  • San Marin HS choir
  • Novato Superintendent Jim Hogeboom
  • CA Superintendent Tom Torlakson 2
  • Lowell Milken San Marin HS
  • San Marin HS students 25K
  • Nick Williams reaction
  • Nick Williams standing ovation
  • San Marin HS students chant
  • Nick Williams drinks in applause
  • Nick Williams addresses San Marin HS
  • Nick Williams Milken Award check
  • Nick Williams talks with reporters
  • Nick Williams with students
  • Milken Educators in San Marin HS classroom

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  • The Milken Family Foundation made a great choice. Nick is one of the best educators and builders around. He, fellow science and math teachers, and San Marin administration have made our STEM program a success.

    Posted by Mike Spinrad, 19/11/2015 6:44pm (7 years ago)

  • Congratulations Nick!!! I am so proud of you.


    Posted by Rick Pomeroy, 18/11/2015 8:39pm (7 years ago)

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