Vanessa Thomson Wins MO Milken Award in GladstoneChapel Hill Elementary School | Gladstone, MO | Jan 19, 2023
"SHOW ME MISSOURI'S NEWEST MILKEN EDUCATOR!" After the assembly, veteran Milken Educators roll out the red carpet — or, rather, the ABC carpet — for second grade teacher Vanessa Thomson and welcome her to the Milken Educator network.
From left, Dr. Angie Besendorfer (MO '96); Norm Conard (KS '92), executive director of the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes; Melissa Fike (MO '19); Mark Garascia (MO '21); recipient Vanessa Thomson (MO '22); Mark Lueckenhoff (MO '96); Tiffany Morris (MO '08); Loes Hedge (MO '96); Dr. Sara Crump (MO '07); and Henri Goettel (MO '96).
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