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Vanessa Torres Wins SC Milken AwardNursery Road Elementary School | Columbia, SC | Dec 06, 2016
Veteran Milken Educators, colleagues and dignitaries gather around Spanish teacher Vanessa Torres to congratulate her on joining South Carolina's Milken Educator family.
From left, Regina Urueta (SC '06); Kimberly Freeman (SC '15); Shasta Looper (SC '12); South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman; Yvonne J. Dean Griffin (CT '99); recipient Vanessa Torres; Glenda Morrison (MO '97); Shirley G. Willimon (SC '98); Dr. Peggy Makins (SC '02); Arthur Lader (SC '97); Robert Oloo Ondere (SC '09); and Dr. Jane Foley (IN '94), senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards. Torres' daughter Sophia, a kindergarten student at Nursery Road, joins the group to celebrate her mom.
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