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Biloxi teacher presented with $25K Milken Award

BILOXI — Carney Weaver, a fourth grade teacher at North Bay Elementary School in Biloxi, has received a $25,000 check from the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Awards.

The award was announced Wednesday during a surprise visit to the school.

The Milken Family Foundation Award was first presented in 1987 and is designed to provide public recognition and a financial reward to teachers, principals and other educators who have a proven record of excellence in education.

Weaver was chosen by the Mississippi Department of Education.

 

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