Incline High’s Milt Hyams being honored at governor’s mansion |

Incline High’s Milt Hyams being honored at governor’s mansion

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Milt Hyams teaches the IHS AP Government Class, "We The People."
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Incline High School teacher Milt Hyams will be honored this week with the 2015 Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award by Nevada Humanities.

Each year, the Nevada Humanities Board of Trustees celebrates the achievements of remarkable people in the state through its annual awards ceremony.

Hyams, as well as teachers Jim Roderick (Reno) and Kim Russell (Las Vegas) and the Core Humanities Program at the University of Nevada, Reno, will be recognized with the award at the ceremony Thursday, March 26, at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City.

Hyams is a government and geography teacher at Incline High, and for years has led the school’s We The People program to several state titles and national finals appearances.

Nevada Humanities is an organization that fosters cultural enrichment and connection for all Nevadans. By creating and supporting dynamic public programs that inspire engagement, its mission sit to deepen a collective sense of place and belonging and encourage mutual understanding and empathy, which are the foundations of community and democracy.

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