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teacher-awardWENTZVILLE, MO (KTVI) – A Wentzville teacher is the winner of a prestigious educator award.

Jessical Karll, a third grade teacher at Discovery Ridge Elementary, won the Miliken educator award. The award comes with a $25,000 PRIZE.

The Miliken award is the nation’s number one educator award.. and is sometimes called the “Oscars for teachers.”

Karll has worked in the district for seven years and helped open Discovery Ridge in 2010.