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STEM Star Stephanie Whetstone Wins LA Milken Award

Stephanie Whetstone (LA '18)   |   Bains Elementary School  |  St. Francisville, LA  |  Jan 24, 2019

What's happening at Bains Elementary? They're celebrating the school's stellar math performance at a festive assembly packed with dignitaries, including Louisiana First Lady Donna Edwards and Hannah Dietsch, an assistant superintendent for the state. But wait ... an unexpected guest has brought another reason to celebrate! Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, surprises fifth-grade science and math teacher Stephanie Whetstone with the district's first Milken Award and $25,000. It's a day everyone in West Feliciana Parish will remember.

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