DC principal receives $25K Milken Educator award

A DC principal is being honored today with the prestigious Milken Educator Award - and it comes with $25,000.

The agency surprised Brightwood Principal Rachel Tommelleo with the award on Friday morning.

Tommelleo was D.C.'s sole recipient among the 40 honorees nationwide.

She is the 14th educator in the District to receive the award since its inception in 1987.