Stevenson Middle School teacher Ken Kakesako was selected Hawai‘i’s Milken Teacher of Promise Award by the National Milken Educators of Hawai‘i. Kakesako is currently in his third year of teaching science at Stevenson.
The award annually recognizes a teacher who demonstrates excellence in the field and the highest qualities of a professional educator during their first six semesters in the classroom. It was presented to Kakesako during a school staff meeting.
“The award is really just a reflection of the amazing teachers we have here at Stevenson,” Kakesako said. “I’m honored to be included with them.”