Kristie Clark receives her prize after winning the Milken Educator Award.
A second-grade teacher from Lewiston’s Montello Elementary School is $25,000 richer after a recent three-day trip to California.
Kristie Clark claimed her $25,000 Milken Educator Award on April 9 during a ceremony at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif.
The awards ceremony was part of the three-day Milken Educator Forum, which involved the 53 teachers from across the United States who won the educator award from the Milken Family Foundation.
Clark is a second-grade teacher at Lewiston’s Montello Elementary School. She was honored locally in October 2010 at a surprise school assembly.