Angela Boxie

Angela Boxie

Angela Boxie, a sixth-grade math teacher at Edgar Martin Middle School in Lafayette, was honored Thursday as one of only 44 teachers this year to be honored with the Milken Educator award.

The award, which comes with a $25,000 check, is the first for a teacher in Lafayette Parish, according to the Milken Family Foundation.

Boxie is the school's math department chair, sixth-grade team leader, math club sponsor and girls’ basketball coach.

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