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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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  • The Pardue kids would like to say congratulations!!!
    We are happy for you and we couldn't think of a more deserving person. You are an inspiration to us and our children. Keep up the great work.
    The Pardue's :-)

    Posted by tiffany pardue, 27/01/2015 5:55pm (7 years ago)

  • Congratulations! What a beautiful sentiment to share with your students. Teachers who love to learn have students who love to learn. Thank you!

    Posted by Whitney Wilkowski, 27/01/2015 3:40pm (7 years ago)

  • Congratulations Kelly!!!!! You are an inspiration to all of us! There is no one more deserving of this award in our building!!! Enjoy!!!

    Posted by Marcia Casey, 27/01/2015 3:26pm (7 years ago)

  • You have been a true inspiration to children!!! My daughter loved you!! Congratulation!!!!

    Posted by April Dewbrew, 27/01/2015 2:46pm (7 years ago)

  • Congratulations Kelly. Thank you for doing "Whatever it takes" for our kids. Your dedication, work ethic, passion, and heart, are truly an inspiration to all of us.

    Posted by Danny Mendez, 27/01/2015 2:34pm (7 years ago)

  • I am so proud of you, Kelly!!! Thank you for your hard work and dedication to our students. You are a true role model for all teachers! :-)

    Posted by Jane Pollard, 27/01/2015 2:27pm (7 years ago)

  • Class act! Couldn't have happened to a better person and educator. Congrats Kelly!

    Posted by Aaron Hufnagel, 27/01/2015 2:04pm (7 years ago)

  • Kelly, I am so excited for you. I can't think of anyone more deserving. Thanks for all of your help as a mentor, a cochair of math/lit night and as a friend. You rock girl!!!!!

    Posted by Marty Fair, 27/01/2015 1:49pm (7 years ago)

  • Kelly is an impressive and conscientious educator! So delighted to see her recognized!

    Posted by Lucetta Sabo, 27/01/2015 1:46pm (7 years ago)

  • OMG!!! Great job, Mrs.Wilber!!! You da' best!!!

    Posted by Julia Dye, 27/01/2015 1:14pm (7 years ago)

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