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North Little Rock teacher awarded $25,000


Dawn McLain, science and math teacher at North Little Rock Middle School, was presented $25,000 in a surprise ceremony. (Video courtesy of the Milken Family Foundation)

The Milken Family Foundation presented the Milken Educator Award to Dawn McLain of North Little Rock Middle School.

“Ms. McLain embodies the qualities of a student-focused educator. She inspires those around her to learn, grow, take risks and develop a students-first mentality,” said Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key. “I’m extremely proud of Ms. McLain and thankful to the Milken Family Foundation for supporting such a deserving educator here in Arkansas.”

Milken Educators are selected based on career achievement and potential. In addition to the $25,000, the honor includes membership to the National Milken Educator Network.

– Maeghen Carter, Ghidotti Communications

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