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Award Notification: Stephanie Whetstone (LA '18)
Bains Elementary School
Surprise, LA's Stephanie Whetstone—You're a Milken Educator
Bains Elementary is buzzing this morning. There's a big assembly celebrating the school's stellar math performance, with dignitaries like Louisiana First Lady Donna Edwards and Hannah Dietsch, an assistant superintendent, visiting to share in the festivities. But there's another reason for the gathering, and it includes a life-changing honor for one outstanding teacher. Watch as Dr. Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards, names fifth-grade science and math teacher Stephanie Whetstone West Feliciana Parish's first Milken Educator and presents her with a $25,000 check. Surprise!