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Award Notification: Carrie Harper (CO '14)
Sunnyside Elementary School
Durango, CO Teacher Thrilled at Winning the Milken Educator Award
Sunnyside Elementary schoolteacher Carrie Harper was shocked when she heard her name called out as the recipient of Colorado’s 2014-15 Milken Educator Award and $25,000. Cheers greeted the third-grade teacher as she walked past students, her colleagues and dignitaries to address the entire school in the picturesque mountain town and accept the award from Milken Family Foundation Chairman and Co-Founder Lowell Milken and Deputy Commissioner Keith Owen. Watch as this teacher is given the surprise of her life!