In The News

A select sampling of news about the Milken Family Foundation and its initiatives. 
For more news about the Milken Family Foundation initiatives, please see the links on the right.


2024 2023 2022 2021

Corona Resident Earns Prestigious $10K Scholarship Award for Academic Success and Community Contributions
Queens Courier  |  July 19, 2024  |  Little Neck, NY (MSP)


College-Bound NYC Students Earn $10,000 Milken Scholars Award
BK Reader  |  July 06, 2024  |  New York, NY (MSP)


Four Extraordinary College-Bound NYC Students Earn $10,000 Milken Scholars Award
Queens Gazette  |  July 03, 2024  |  Long Island City, NY (MSP)


Person of the Day | Jordyn Sledge: JPS Middle-School Student's Award-Winning Art Pays Tribute to Dr. Vivien Thomas
Mississippi Free Press  |  June 28, 2024  |  Jackson, MS (LMC)


Four Seniors in Washington, D.C., Earn $10,000 Milken Scholars Award
Patch.com  |  June 26, 2024  |  Washington, DC (MSP)


San Dimas High School Students Win Cash Prizes for International 'Unsung Heroes' Art Competition
California School News Report  |  June 20, 2024  |  Claremont, CA (LMC)


Jordyn Sledge Wins International Award for Capturing Works of Dr. Vivien Thomas
Jackson Advocate  |  June 17, 2024  |  Jackson, MS (LMC)


Four Superstar Seniors in Washington, D.C., Earn $10,000 Milken Scholars Award
The Indian Panorama  |  June 15, 2024  |  Hicksville, NY (MSP)


Jericho HS Students Excel in Art Competition
Jericho News Journal  |  June 13, 2024  |  Garden City, NY (LMC)


2 Savannah Arts Academy Graduates Recognized in International ARTEFFECT Competition
WSAV-TV  |  NBC  |  June 11, 2024  |  Savannah, GA (LMC)


San Dimas Students Honored in 2024 International ARTEFFECT Competition
Patch.com  |  June 10, 2024  |  Claremont, CA (LMC)


King County Students Take Top Honors in 2024 ARTEFFECT Competition
Patch.com  |  June 10, 2024  |  Bellevue, WA (LMC)


Lincoln High School Student Wins Cash Prize for Her Artwork
Portland Tribune  |  June 07, 2024  |  Portland, OR (LMC)


Bergen Academies 11th-Grader Wins $1,000 Art Prize
TAPinto Hackensack  |  June 05, 2024  |  Hackensack, NJ (LMC)


Kanawha County Teen Wins at International Art Show
WOWK-TV  |  CBS  |  June 04, 2024  |  Charleston, WV (LMC)


GWHS Student Receives $3K 'Unsung Hero' Art Award
Charleston Gazette-Mail  |  June 03, 2024  |  Charleston, WV (LMC)


Berkeley Community Chorus's Rare Program of Bloch and Duruflé
San Francisco Classical Voice  |  May 29, 2024  |  San Francisco, CA (MA)


Waiakea High Math Teacher Receives $25,000 Award
Honolulu Star-Advertiser  |  April 10, 2024  |  Honolulu, HI (MEA)


Hilo Teacher Surprised with $25,000 Milken Award
West Hawaii Today  |  April 10, 2024  |  Kailua-Kona, HI (MEA)


Waiākea High School Math Teacher Receives National Milken Educator Award that Comes with $25,000 Reward
Big Island Now  |  Pacific Media Group  |  April 10, 2024  |  Hilo, HI (MEA)


Hawaii Educators Recognized with $25K Milken Award
KHPF-FM  |  Hawaii Public Radio  |  April 10, 2024  |  Honolulu, HI (MEA)


Two Hawaii Educators Earn "Oscars of Teaching" Award
Spectrum News Hawaii  |  April 10, 2024  |  Honolulu, HI (MEA)


Hilo Teacher Wins $25,000 Milken Award
Hawaii Tribune-Herald  |  April 09, 2024  |  Hilo, HI (MEA)


2 UH Alums Earn $25K Milken Educator Award
University of Hawaii  |  April 09, 2024  |  Honolulu, HI (MEA)


WATCH --> Waiakea Educator Who 'Makes Math Different' Receives Milken Educator Award
KHON-TV  |  FOX  |  April 09, 2024  |  Honolulu, HI (MEA)


WATCH --> Hilo Math Teacher Rory Inouye Wins $25,000 National Milken Educator Award
KITV-TV  |  ABC  |  April 09, 2024  |  Honolulu, HI (MEA)


WATCH --> Kawananakoa Educator Nationally Recognized, Wins $25K
KHON-TV  |  FOX  |  April 08, 2024  |  Honolulu, HI (MEA)


WATCH --> From Struggle to Success: Meet Jade Pham, the Inspirational Educator Making a Difference in Hawaii's Schools
KITV-TV  |  ABC  |  April 08, 2024  |  Honolulu, HI (MEA)


Kawananakoa Middle School Teacher Receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award
Honolulu Star-Advertiser  |  April 08, 2024  |  Honolulu, HI (MEA)


ACHS Teacher Eva Irwin Surprised with $25k Milken Educator Award
Alexandria Gazette Packet  |  March 24, 2024  |  Alexandria, VA (MEA)


Sparks Elementary Teacher Wins Milken Educator Award
Sparks Tribune  |  March 22, 2024  |  Sparks, NV (MEA)


ACHS Teacher Eva Irwin Wins $25k Milken Educator Award
Alexandria Times  |  March 20, 2024  |  Alexandria, VA (MEA)


These Award-Winning JoCo Teachers Have this in Common: They Bring History to Life
The Kansas City Star  |  March 20, 2024  |  Kansas City, MO (MEA)


WATCH --> Alexandria City High Teacher Surprised with $25K Milken Educator Award
WRC-TV  |  NBC  |  March 20, 2024  |  Washington, DC (MEA)


WATCH --> Hanover Teacher Surprised by Educator Award
WWBT-TV  |  NBC  |  March 20, 2024  |  Richmond, VA (MEA)


Sparks Kindergarten Teacher Receives Milken Award
The Nevada Independent  |  March 19, 2024  |  Las Vegas, NV (MEA)


Atlee High School Teacher Receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award
WRIC-TV  |  ABC  |  March 19, 2024  |  Richmond, VA (MEA)


WATCH --> Alexandria Teacher Wins Milken Education Award
WTTG-TV  |  FOX  |  March 19, 2024  |  Bethesda, MD (MEA)


Alexandria City High School Teacher Eva Irwin Wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award
ALXnow  |  March 19, 2024  |  Alexandria, VA (MEA)


Alexandria City High School Teacher Wins Prestigious Milken Educator Award
Alexandria Living  |  March 19, 2024  |  Alexandria, VA (MEA)


Hanover Teacher Wins an 'Oscar of Teaching,' Including a $25,000 Award
Richmond Times-Dispatch  |  March 19, 2024  |  Mechanicsville, VA (MEA)


WATCH --> 'The Oscar of Teaching' | Alexandria City High School English Teacher Recognized with National Award
WUSA-TV  |  CBS  |  March 19, 2024  |  Washington, DC (MEA)


WATCH --> Alexandria English Teacher Wins 'Oscars of teaching'
WTOP-FM  |  March 19, 2024  |  Chevy Chase, MD (MEA)


WATCH --> Alice Maxwell Elementary School Teacher Receives Milken Educator Award
KOLO-TV  |  ABC  |  March 15, 2024  |  Reno, NV (MEA)


WATCH --> WCSD Teacher Receives Milken Educator Award
KTNV-TV  |  CBS  |  March 15, 2024  |  Reno, NV (MEA)


LISTEN --> Sparks Teacher Receives $25K Milken Educator Award
KUNR-FM  |  NPR  |  March 15, 2024  |  Reno, NV (MEA)


Two New Orleans Area Teachers Win "Oscars for Teaching" Award
Axios New Orleans  |  February 12, 2024  |  New Orleans, LA (MEA)


Two Johnson County Teachers Surprised with $25,000 Educator Prizes
Johnson County Post  |  February 09, 2024  |  Kansas City, KS (MEA)


Two Louisiana Educators Receive Milken Educator Award and $25,000
Louisiana Radio Network  |  February 08, 2024  |  Baton Rouge, LA (MEA)


'Truly Outstanding' Baton Rouge Teacher Surprised with $25,000 Award
The Baton Rouge Advocate  |  February 07, 2024  |  Baton Rouge, LA (MEA)


New Iberia Math Teacher is a Recipient of a $25,000 Milken Educator Award
Lafayette Daily Advertiser  |  USA Today Network  |  February 07, 2024  |  Lafayette, LA (MEA)


Louisiana Teachers Receive National Milken Educator Award and Cash Prize of $25,000
Louisiana Radio Network  |  February 07, 2024  |  Baton Rouge, LA (MEA)


Harry Hurst Teacher Surprised with $25,000
St. Charles Herald-Guide  |  February 07, 2024  |  Boutte, LA (MEA)


2 New Orleans Area Teachers Stunned with Prestigious Milken Awards Worth $25,000
The Times-Picayune  |  February 07, 2024  |  New Orleans, LA (MEA)


Local Elementary Teacher Honored with Milken Educator Award
The Daily Iberian  |  February 07, 2024  |  New Iberia, LA (MEA)


WATCH --> Slidell Teacher Surprised with $25K Award
WGNO-TV  |  ABC  |  February 07, 2024  |  New Orleans, LA (MEA)


WATCH --> Teachers Surprised with $25k Milken Educator Award
WWL-TV  |  CBS  |  February 07, 2024  |  New Orleans, LA (MEA)


Destrehan Teacher Surprised with $25,000 Milken Educator Award
New Orleans Magazine  |  February 07, 2024  |  New Orleans, LA (MEA)


WATCH --> New Iberia Math Teacher Wins $25k Award
KLFY-TV  |  CBS  |  February 06, 2024  |  Lafayette, LA (MEA)


Louisiana Teacher Stunned After Winning $25,000 Milken Educator Award
KPEL-FM  |  Townsquare Media  |  February 06, 2024  |  Lafayette LA (MEA)


Photo Gallery --> New Iberia Math Teacher Wins Milken Educator Award
The Acadiana Advocate  |  February 06, 2024  |  Lafayette, LA (MEA)


WATCH --> New Iberia Math Teacher Earns national Award and $25K
KADN-TV  |  NBC  |  February 06, 2024  |  Lafayette, LA (MEA)


New Iberia Teacher Receives $25K, Prestigious Educator Award
The Acadiana Advocate  |  February 06, 2024  |  Lafayette, LA (MEA)


WATCH --> Baton Rouge Educator Surprised with National Honor Milken Educator Award and a $25K Check
WAFB-TV  |  CBS  |  February 06, 2024  |  Baton Rouge, LA (MEA)


WATCH --> Third Grade Teacher at Crestworth Elementary Wins $25K from the Milken Family Foundation
WBRZ-TV  |  ABC  |  February 06, 2024  |  Baton Rouge, LA (MEA)


UCLA Law Launches Center to Address 'Revolutionary Change' in Philanthropy and Nonprofits
UCLA Law  |  January 11, 2024  |  Los Angeles, CA