Whitehaven High teacher receives national ‘Oscars of Teaching’ award

By Updated: January 09, 2020 11:17 AM CT | Published: January 08, 2020 2:00 PM CT
<strong>Whitehaven High School math teacher Nathan Kirsch celebrates after receiving the Milken Educator Award on Wednesday, Jan. 8, during a pep rally at Whitehaven High. The prestigious award comes with $25,000.</strong> (Ziggy Mack/Special to the Daily Memphian)

Whitehaven High School math teacher Nathan Kirsch celebrates after receiving the Milken Educator Award on Wednesday, Jan. 8, during a pep rally at Whitehaven High. The prestigious award comes with $25,000. (Ziggy Mack/Special to the Daily Memphian)

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Elle Perry

Elle Perry

Elle Perry covers Hickory Hill, Orange Mound, South Memphis and Whitehaven for The Daily Memphian. The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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