Press Releases

Students Earn $16,250 in Cash Prizes in International ARTEFFECT Competition

June 02, 2023

Nine Students Coast to Coast Clinch Awards for Art Honoring Unsung Heroes from History

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Desert Thunder School in Arizona Surprised with NIET Founder’s Award and $50,000 Grand Prize

April 17, 2023

Desert Thunder School one of five finalists nationwide, selected for fostering educator excellence and successful instructional practices

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Three Nevada Educators Honored with 2023 Milken Educator Awards for Excellence in Education

February 15, 2023

Jason Murray, Rejily Soriano, and Liz Barnum are all inspiring NV educators whose dedication to helping their students succeed, and examples of being innovative and inspiring leaders of excellence in education have earned them the recognition of the 2023 Milken Educator's Award.

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Stephen Wise Temple and Schools Break Ground on Aaron Milken Center

November 13, 2022

With the guidance and vision of Lowell Milken and the generous support of the Lowell Milken Family Foundation, the Aaron Milken Center at Wise temple and School has broken ground on building its state-of-the-art facility.

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Lowell Milken Surprises Math Teacher Tiffany Miera with 2022 CO Milken Educator Award

October 11, 2022

On October 11th, 2022, at Needham Elementary in Durango, CO, Milken Educator Awards Founder Lowell Milken presented fifth grade teacher Tiffany Miera with a 2022 Milken Educator Award in front of her entire school in a surprise announcement.

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2022 Discovery Award Grand Prize Announced at Lowell Milken Center 15th Anniversary

October 05, 2022

On September 12th, 2022, Gracie Conrad of Loup County, Nebraska, learned that she was awarded the Lowell Milken Center Discovery Award $6,000 grand prize for highlighting 
Betty Goudsmit-Oudkerk, who, as a teen, saved hundreds of Jewish children from the Holocaust.

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Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes Announces 2022 ArtEffect Project Awardees

June 27, 2022

The Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes (LMC) has announced nine winners of the 7th annual international ArtEffect Project competition, including the Grand Prize worth $6000.

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Lowell Milken Surprises AZ Instructional Coach Jessica Zimmerman with Milken Educator Award

May 13, 2022

Milken Educator Awards Founder Lowell Milken was joined by Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman to honor instructional coach Jessica Zimmerman with the prestigious national recognition, which comes with an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize.

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Cross County High School Receives $50,000 NIET Founder's Award

March 11, 2022

The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) announced that Cross County High School in Cross County School District located in Cherry Valley, Arkansas, has been selected as the recipient of the 2022 NIET Founder's Award and its $50,000 grand prize.

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