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Award Notification:  Michael Berndt (KS '12)

Featured in this video:  Michael Berndt (KS '12)
Olathe, KS   |    Nov 20, 2012
Prairie Center Elementary School

The 2012 Kansas Milken Educator Award Goes to Michael S. Berndt of Olathe!

Third-grade Prairie Center Elementary School teacher Michael S. Berndt had to take a breath to fully digest the news of his surprise $25,000 Milken Educator Award, presented before cheering faculty and students during an all-school assembly. The Olathe educator is the sole recipient of the Award for Kansas. On hand to congratulate Michael were Milken Family Foundation Trustee Tom Boysen and Kansas Commissioner Dr. Diane DeBacker, who announced the Award. Who was #1 on Michael's list to thank? Watch the video to find out!