Two MTSU College of Education alumni win national ‘Oscars’ of education (PHOTOS)


Eighth-grade history teacher and Middle Tennessee State University graduate Tyler Hallstedt, third from right, receives a Milken Educator Award and $25,000 check for being an outstanding teacher at an assembly at Mt. Juliet Middle School in Mt. Juliet, Tenn., on April 7, 2022. Pictured, from left, are Tennessee Commissioner of Education Penny Schwinn, Wilson County Schools Director Jeff Luttrell, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Hallstedt, Mount Juliet Middle School Principal Candis Vandevort Angle and Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards. (Photo courtesy of Milken Family Foundation) - Click for next Photo
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee was one of many officials in attendance at an assembly at Black Fox Elementary School in Murfreesboro, Tenn., to surprise Raeven Brooks, second-grade teacher and Middle Tennessee State University graduate, with a Milken Educator Award recognizing her as an outstanding educator on April 7, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Milken Family Foundation) - Click for next Photo
Tyler Hallstedt, eighth-grade history teacher and Middle Tennessee State University graduate, received a Milken Educator Award recognizing him as an outstanding educator at an assembly at Mt. Juliet Middle School in Mt. Juliet, Tenn., on April 7, 2022. (Photo courtesy of Milken Family Foundation) - Click for next Photo
Second-grade teacher and Middle Tennessee State University graduate Raeven Brooks, third from left, receives a Milken Educator Award and $25,000 check for being an outstanding teacher at an assembly at Black Fox Elementary School in Murfreesboro, Tenn., on April 7, 2022. Pictured, from left, are Murfreesboro City Schools Director Trey Duke, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Brooks, Tennessee Commissioner of Education Penny Schwinn, Black Fox Elementary School Principal Tiffany Strevel and Jane Foley, senior vice president of the Milken Educator Awards. (Photo courtesy of Milken Family Foundation) - Click for next Photo
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