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Rogers teacher wins Milken Educator Award, $25,000

By Dave Perozek

This article was published November 19, 2016 at 3:39 a.m.

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Kara Davis, a fourth-grade teacher at Mathias Elementary School in Rogers, gets a hug from Principal Betsy Kinkade after Davis learned she was one of 35 people in the U.S. to receive this year’s Milken Educator Award.

Rogers’ Milken Educators

Kara Davis is the fifth person from the Rogers School District to receive a Milken Educator Award. Here are the rest, along with where they were teaching at the time they won it:

• Margaret Lockhart, literacy/English teacher, Lingle Middle School, 2007

• Steven Long, science teacher, Rogers High School, 2001

• Kimberly Mason, physical education teacher, Tillery Elementary School, 1996

• Silas Granderson, science teacher, Elmwood Middle School, 1992

Source: Rogers School District

ROGERS -- Friday was shaping up to be an ordinary day for teacher Kara Davis, right up until her name was called during an assembly at Mathias Elementary School.

Rogers’ Milken Educators

Kara Davis is the fifth person from the Rogers School District to receive a Milken Educator Award. Here are the rest, along with where they were teaching at the time they won it:

• Margaret Lockhart, literacy/English teacher, Lingle Middle School, 2007

• Steven Long, science teacher, Rogers High School, 2001

• Kimberly Mason, physical education teacher, Tillery Elementary School, 1996

• Silas Granderson, science teacher, Elmwood Middle School, 1992

Source: Rogers School District

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