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Succeeds Prize honors Colorado educators during ceremony Saturday night

The one-of-a-kind event recognizes Colorado's most transformational and innovative schools and educators, presenting six awards and $150,000.

COLORADO, USA — The Succeeds Prize - which recognizes Colorado's most transformational and innovative schools and educators - was awarded for a fourth year on Saturday.

Six winners received $15,000 each, while six runners-up received $5,000 each, to support their work. 

You can watch the full ceremony below. There will also be a replay of the event at 9:30 p.m. on Sunday on KTVD (channel 20).

These were this year's finalists and winners (starred):

Finalists for the Transformational Impact in an Elementary School Award, sponsored by TTEC

Finalists for the Transformational Impact in a Middle School Award, sponsored by DaVita

Finalists for the Transformational Impact in a High School Award, sponsored by Slalom

Finalists for the Excellence in Education Innovation Award, sponsored by Janus Henderson Investors

Finalists for the Excellence in STEM Education Award, sponsored by Ball Corporation

Finalists for the Excellence in Technology Enabled Learning Award, sponsored by Arrow Electronics

>> Learn more about each finalist by clicking here.

The awards ceremony is followed by a year-long effort to strengthen our state’s public schools through storytelling aimed at scaling successful innovations and practices across Colorado.

The Succeeds Prize is the most prestigious awards and recognition event for Colorado teachers and schools. The awards also offer a platform for educators to share promising teaching practices that may have an impact on Colorado's nearly 900,000 students.

A partnership between Colorado Succeeds, 9NEWS, mindSpark Learning, and Colorado’s business leaders, the prize recognizes innovation in alignment to Vision 2030 in two categories – Transformational Impact and Excellence in Education.

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