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Award Notification:  Jose Martinez (CO '13)

Featured in this video:  Jose Martinez (CO '13)
Lakewood, CO   |    Nov 12, 2013
Bear Creek High School

Jose Martinez—Announced a 2013 Milken Educator by Lowell Milken—is Stunned and Amazed

“I heard my name, but I didn’t react…I didn’t know what to do.” As a teacher, Jose Martinez prepares his lessons carefully, but there was no preparing for the shock of hearing Lowell Milken announce that he won a 2013–14 Milken Educator Award.  Watch the highlights of the single greatest day of Jose’s career to hear why he is so deserving of this $25,000 award and why Lowell Milken and the Awards program believe that great teachers must be recognized and thanked.

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  • As Jose's former fifth/sixth grade teacher, I had no doubt from the moment I met him that he was bound for greatness! I feel the education community is blessed that Jose has chosen teaching as his career. There will be thousands of lives that Jose will continue to impact through his passion, brilliance, and kind heartedness. I am proud to know you and have been part of your start in Jeffco. All the best Jose!

    Posted by Ingrid Mielke, 13/11/2013 5:59pm (9 years ago)

  • Congrats Jose! Enjoy and celebrate!

    Posted by Jane Fung, 12/11/2013 11:13pm (9 years ago)

  • Jose, my nephew, is both brilliant and humble! It's no surprise that he has received this honor. I believe this is just the beginning of many more acknowledgements in store for him. He takes after his parents, Jose Sr. and Annette. Go Jose!

    Posted by Hugo Acevedo ( Los Angeles,CA), 12/11/2013 2:35pm (9 years ago)

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