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A Huge Surprise in Maryland

Featured in this video:  Melissa Salkeld (MD '21)
Freeland, MD   |    May 17, 2022
Prettyboy Elementary

A Huge Surprise in Maryland

Kindergarten teacher Melissa Salkeld thought she was heading into a routine school assembly, but instead she received the surprise of a lifetime: Maryland's Milken Educator Award and $25,000. Melissa won "the Oscars of Teaching" in front of students, colleagues and dignitaries at Prettyboy Elementary in Freeland. Here's a look at the assembly this educator will never forget.