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Knoxville Teacher Paula Franklin Surprised with Milken Educator Award


Tennessee Education Commissioner Dr. Candice McQueen is visiting West High School in Knoxville to celebrate the hard work of teachers and students and commend West High on its growth as a Level 5 school. But when McQueen introduces Lowell Milken, chairman and co-founder of the Milken Family Foundation, the school quickly realizes that one outstanding educator's career is about to change forever. Watch as Milken surprises government teacher Paula Franklin with a Tennessee Milken Educator Award and $25,000—it's a moment she'll never forget