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Tami Lunsford Is Delaware's First Milken Educator

Tami Lunsford (DE '17)   |   Newark Charter High School  |  Newark, DE  |  Oct 25, 2017

Good morning, Delaware! Dignitaries are packed into the gym at Newark Charter High School for a festive assembly celebrating the school's two-time Blue Ribbon status. But is that the only reason for the event? When special guest Mike Milken, president and co-founder of the Milken Family Foundation, starts talking about the importance of recognizing outstanding educators, the crowd quickly realizes there's a surprise ahead. Milken names Tami Lunsford the recipient of Delaware's 2017-18 Milken Educator Award and $25,000, making the day one the science teacher will remember forever. Follow along in the photos below.

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  • Newark Charter 2017 Principal Lisa Ueltzhoffer
  • Newark Charter 2017 pledge of allegiance
  • Newark Charter 2017 School Director Gregory Meece
  • Newark Charter 2017 Delaware DOE associate secretary Angeline Rivello
  • Newark Charter 2017 Mike Milken addresses assembly
  • Newark Charter 2017 Mike Milken talks with students
  • Newark Charter 2017 students spell 25000
  • Newark Charter 2017 students anticipation
  • Newark Charter 2017 Tami Lunsford reaction
  • Newark Charter 2017 Tami Lunsford moment of shock
  • Newark Charter 2017 Tami Lunsford acknowledges students
  • Newark Charter 2017 Tami Lunsford walks to front
  • Newark Charter 2017 Mike Milken congratulates Tami Lunsford
  • Newark Charter 2017 Tami Lunsford Mike Milken long ovation
  • Newark Charter 2017 Tami Lunsford check with dignitaries
  • Newark Charter 2017 Tami Lunsford addresses assembly
  • Newark Charter 2017 Tami Lunsford check with state dignitaries
  • Newark Charter 2017 Tami Lunsford check with students
  • Newark Charter 2017 Tami Lunsford media
  • Newark Charter 2017 Tami Lunsford laughs with students
  • Newark Charter 2017 Tami Lunsford overcome with emotion
  • Newark Charter 2017 Tami Lunsford calls mother
  • Newark Charter 2017 Mike Milken Tami Lunsford classroom

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  • Great Job and Congratulations!! Newark Charter is so blessed to have teachers like you...

    I’m happy to say that my child goes to NCHS!!!

    Posted by Gerri Washam, 27/10/2017 4:35am (2 years ago)

  • Tami,
    Congratulations on becoming the first awardee in Delaware. Thank you for all you for our Delaware students!

    Posted by Tonyea Mead, 27/10/2017 2:44am (2 years ago)

  • Congratulations!

    Posted by A, 26/10/2017 9:40am (2 years ago)

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