Teacher surprised with Milken award

November 29, 2010 2:57:47 PM PST
Dexter Chaney knew he was going to a school assembly, but had no idea he was the guest of honor.

Chaney, who teaches at Ryerson School, was awarded the coveted Milken Family Foundation's National Educator Award.

The students cheered as he was also handed a $25,000 award. Chaney was chosen because of his dedication to his students and their outstanding academic performance.