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Empire Elementary teacher gets $25,000 educator award

Staff report

An Empire Elementary School teacher was awarded a $25,000 educator award today by the Milken Family Foundation

Gayle Magee, who teaches first and second grades, was picked for the award for innovative and committed teaching, according to the foundation.

Sierra Nevada College at the school assembly also offered her a scholarship to pursue her master’s degree in education.

She is the first Carson City elementary school teacher and the sixth in Carson City o get the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award since the program was started in 1985