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Award Notification:  Carrie Harper (CO '14)

Featured in this video:  Carrie Harper (CO '14)
Durango, CO   |    Feb 04, 2015
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!

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  • Carrie,

    Your dad and I are so proud of you. So very special for us to see you rewarded for your wonderful efforts to those kiddos! Such a blessing. May you go far as you seek to live your life to the fullest!


    Posted by Leanne Sexton, 02/06/2015 3:43pm (8 years ago)

  • So proud of your achievement, Carrie. Thanks for all you have done for my beloved daughter in your class.

    Posted by Rick Waters, 05/02/2015 8:16am (8 years ago)

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