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STEM Teacher Peter Arseneault Is CT Milken Educator Award Winner

Peter Arseneault (CT '15)   |   Bacon Academy  |  Colchester, CT  |  Nov 12, 2015

When technology educator Peter Arseneault brings his students into the gym at Bacon Academy, he thinks they're about to hear Connecticut Commissioner of Education Dr. Dianna R. Wentzell praise the school for its progress on Advanced Placement exams. But Arseneault is about to get the surprise of his life: a $25,000 Milken Educator Award! Follow along as the seemingly routine assembly turns into a day Arseneault will remember forever.

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  • Bacon Academy band
  • Bacon Academy principal Matthew Peel
  • Bacon Academy school colors
  • Colchester Public Schools Superintendent Jeffry Mathieu
  • CT Education Commissioner Dianna Wentzell
  • Jane Foley at Bacon Academy
  • Bacon Academy students spell out 25000
  • Bacon Academy students react
  • Peter Arseneault walks to microphone
  • Jane Foley hands Peter Arseneault award
  • Peter Arseneault congratulations
  • Peter Arseneault check
  • Jane Foley interviews Peter Arseneault
  • Peter Arseneault with veteran Milken Educators
  • Peter Arseneault calls fiancee
  • Peter Arseneault talks to reporters
  • Peter Arseneault with Milken Award

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  • Mr. A is a great teacher. There is no other teacher that couple have needed it more. I have him for auto tech and I have learned so much from him. Plus he makes the class really fun!

    Posted by Kyle Boucher , 14/11/2015 3:47am (7 years ago)

  • How wonderful .Congratulations to Peter and to you his parents. Surely you have done a wonderful job of raising him. We are happy for all of you.

    Ann & Jim

    Posted by Ann Mokoski, 12/11/2015 4:08pm (7 years ago)

  • Bravo, Peter! What an honor ... only as it is apparent you deserve!

    Posted by pat o'brien , 12/11/2015 9:13am (7 years ago)

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