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Award Notification:  Jacob Ball (KY '23)

Featured in this video:  Jacob Ball (KY '23)
Lexington, KY   |    Oct 27, 2023
Carter G. Woodson Academy

Jacob Ball Joins KY Milken Educators in Lexington

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY—Hello, Carter G. Woodson Academy! Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman and Interim Commissioner of Education Robin Fields Kinney are here to lead an assembly on Kentucky's United We Learn initiative. But there's another reason for their visit, which comes to light when Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, surprises agriculture instructor Jacob Ball with a 2023-24 Milken Award and $25,000. It's an extraordinary day for teachers and students alike, as they celebrate this passionate educator who is making a difference in students' lives every day. Watch the moment he hears his name called.