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Award Notification:  Kelly Wilber (IN '14)

Featured in this video:  Kelly Wilber (IN '14)
Indianapolis, IN   |    Jan 27, 2015
Southport Elementary School

Indianapolis Milken Educator Kelly Wilber Accepts “Highest Honor”

“We know you love to learn, and because of you, we love to teach,” an emotional Kelly Wilber tells the students of Southport Elementary School in Indianapolis, Indiana, after being surprised with a 2014-15 Milken Educator Award at an all-school assembly. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz, together with National Institute for Excellence in Teaching CEO and Milken Educator Dr. Gary Stark, deliver the exciting news. Kelly is a fifth-grade teacher and mentor. True to form, she shares the honor with her students and colleagues. Watch the video to see the impact Kelly has made on the school and what it takes to make progress at such high levels.

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  • Good job kelly! You were once my teacher in the fifth grade and you are such a good teacher. In fact you are one of the people that are inspiring me to be a teacher! I'm going into elementary education like you! That's such an amazing award! You are an amazing person!

    Posted by Amber N May, 13/09/2018 6:23pm (4 years ago)

  • I was in that school in kindergarten to first grade

    Posted by Ram, 07/11/2016 1:06pm (6 years ago)

  • You inspired me to become a teacher. Congratulations!!!!

    Posted by Sydney, 29/01/2015 7:15pm (7 years ago)

  • Congratulations Kelly! You set a great example for students, parents, staff and community members. Your dedication shines---well deserved!!!

    Posted by Adam Schott, 29/01/2015 6:30pm (7 years ago)

  • Congratulations Kelly. You deserve it. I am so proud of you.

    Posted by Vicky Carlton, 29/01/2015 9:04am (7 years ago)

  • Mrs. Wilbur,
    There is no one more deserving of this award! You continue to touch the lives of all the children you inspire.
    The Chupp Family

    Posted by Tracy Chupp, 29/01/2015 7:27am (7 years ago)

  • Congratulations Mrs. Wilber!!! I am proud I was one of your students. You are the BEST!!!

    Posted by Zachary Davis, 28/01/2015 6:45pm (7 years ago)

  • Congrats Mrs.Wilber!!! I'm so proud to have had you as one of my teachers. You are the BEST!!!!

    Posted by Zachary davis, 28/01/2015 6:18pm (7 years ago)

  • Congratulations Kelly! So very proud of you! I know how hard you work and the love you have for your kids and wanting them to be their best! They are so lucky to have ! Love you, Aunt Peggy

    Posted by Peggy Huszai, 27/01/2015 7:11pm (7 years ago)

  • Congrats! Brandon Curtis loved having you for book clubs and stations, I always heard how wonderful you are. Thank you for all that you do for these students, You are truly a special person

    Posted by Tonya Curtis, 27/01/2015 6:12pm (7 years ago)

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