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2011 Milken Award

Seth Brown, an eighth grade math teacher at West Middle School, was presented with the 2011 Milken Award for the state of Minnesota at a surprise ceremony on October 10.

Brown is one of a select few teachers honored nationally with the award, which includes a $25,000 prize. The award was presented by Milken Family Foundation Senior Vice President Dr. Jane Foley, who traveled from Santa Monica, California to present the award October 10. Often called the Oscars of teaching, the Milken Awards was developed in 1987 to recognize outstanding teachers and encourage young people to enter the profession.
Seth was interviewed by Minnesota Public Radio Monday, October 17 until noon.
This video is a highlight video of the event. The full video of the entire ceremony plus interview with Seth Brown will be posted here soon.