Press Releases

The Milken Family Foundation regularly issues press releases about its efforts and impact in the fields of education and medical research.  Below is a select list of these releases.
For more official press releases about our initiatives, please visit the initiative-specific sites on the right.


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Jun 11, 2024
Four Superstar Seniors in Washington, D.C., Earn $10,000 Milken Scholars Award


Jun 03, 2024
International 2024 ARTEFFECT Competition Awards Over $26,000 to Talented Students


Apr 09, 2024
Hilo Hometown Hero Rory Inouye Scores $25,000 National Milken Educator Award


Apr 08, 2024
Surprise! Honolulu Teacher Leader Jade Pham Receives National Milken Educator Award and $25,000 Cash Prize


Mar 19, 2024
Lowell Milken Surprises Alexandria Teacher with $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Mar 19, 2024
Lowell Milken Surprises Hanover County Public Schools Teacher with $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Mar 14, 2024
Surprise! Nevada Kindergarten Teacher Receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Mar 01, 2024
Avondale Elementary School District Surprised with Prestigious NIET District Award of Excellence for Educator Effectiveness and $50,000 Grand Prize


Feb 29, 2024
Louisiana's North DeSoto High School Surprised with National Institute for Excellence in Teaching's Founder's Award and $50,000 Grand Prize


Feb 27, 2024
NIET Unveils Unleashing Teacher Leadership: A Toolkit for Ensuring Effective Instruction in Every Classroom


Feb 08, 2024
Milken Educator Award Comes to Gardner: Education 'Trailblazer' Surprised with $25,000 and National Honor


Feb 08, 2024
Kansas Social Studies Teacher Strikes the Right Note with Instructional Practices, Surprised with $25,000 Milken Educator Award During Nationwide Tour


Feb 07, 2024
Lowell Milken Completes Louisiana Tour with $25,000 Milken Educator Award Surprise in Destrehan


Feb 07, 2024
Kelly Ryan First in St. Tammany Parish Public School System to Receive $25,000 Milken Educator Award


Feb 06, 2024
Five Schools Across the Country Named Finalists in Prestigious National Institute for Excellence in Teaching's Founder's Award, Contending for $50,000 Grand Prize


Feb 06, 2024
High Student Achievement Growth and Exceptional Leadership Add Up to $25,000 for Baton Rouge Milken Educator


Feb 06, 2024
When It Comes to Student Potential, the Sky’s the Limit! New Iberia Math Teacher Earns $25,000 Milken Educator Award