Claflin University Alumni Amanda Fair-Coles wins the Milken Educator Award and a $25,000 prize

Feb 01, 2024

Amanda Fair-Coles, a 2009 Claflin University graduate, was presented The Milken Educator Award and a $25,000 prize as an outstanding K-12 teacher who helps further excellence in education. Fair-Coles earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology at Claflin. She is a first-grade teacher at Dover Elementary School in North, S.C. The Milken Educator Awards have rewarded and inspired excellence in education by honoring top educators around the country with $25,000 unrestricted awards. The Milken Educator Awards target early-to-mid-career education professionals for their already impressive achievements and, more significantly, for the promise of what they will accomplish in the future.

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