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Award Notification:  Lindsay Frevert (NJ '16)

Featured in this video:  Lindsay Frevert (NJ '16)
Somerville, NJ   |    Oct 20, 2016
Van Derveer Elementary School

Lindsay Frevert Wins Milken Award for New Jersey

It's an exciting day at Van Derveer Elementary School: Students and staff are wearing the school colors, the chorus sings, and everyone is excited to meet Kimberley Harrington, acting commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Education, and Somerville Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Timothy J. Purnell. But why are they here? The mystery is revealed when Harrington introduces Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, who surprises second-grade teacher Lindsay Frevert with the district's first Milken Educator Award and $25,000. Watch the video to share Frevert's career-changing moment.

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  • Congratulations Lindsay! What an honor!

    Posted by Lisa Kostick, 21/10/2016 7:36pm (6 years ago)

  • Your staff and students seemed excited and sincerely happy for you to receive the award! Continue the excellence you have established. Love learning everyday and it will make the difference you plan for ...every student a lifelong learner. You are an award winning role model :)

    Posted by nancy adams, 21/10/2016 12:10pm (6 years ago)

  • Congratulations Lindsay! I'm crying along with you now as I watch the video! I can imagine how happy & proud your Mom & Dad are. I am so happy for you & the recognition you received for your hard work & dedication. Can't wait to show Bob. Way to go!!

    Posted by Dolores Cebula, 21/10/2016 9:55am (6 years ago)

  • Congratulations Lindsay!!! We are all so proud of you!!! Blessings & Love always, Grandma & Grandpa Schulz, Aunt Jill and all your cousins..xoxo!!!

    Posted by Jill Frevert , 21/10/2016 8:55am (6 years ago)

  • Congratulations!!!! Well deserved!!!!

    Posted by Andrea Thorne, 20/10/2016 7:38pm (6 years ago)

  • What a wonderful honor!!!

    Posted by June Sina, 20/10/2016 4:59pm (6 years ago)

  • Congratulations!!

    Posted by Alison Hack, 20/10/2016 4:21pm (6 years ago)

  • Congratulations. You so deserve this award. You are a great educator who has heart and soul for our Ville children.

    Posted by Lori Herbst, 20/10/2016 3:43pm (6 years ago)

  • WOOHOO!!!!! Way to go!!!
    Great big CONGRATULATIONS to YOU!!!

    Posted by JoAnn Zagari, 20/10/2016 3:18pm (6 years ago)

  • Way to go Lindsey! Your dedication and hard work have been rewarded. Congratulations!

    Posted by nancy burke, 20/10/2016 2:56pm (6 years ago)

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