A high school principal in Twin Falls has been honored with the 2011 Milken Educator Award for Idaho. Brady Dickinson, principal of Canyon Ridge High School in Twin Falls, is the recipient of the 2011 Milken Educator Award for the state of Idaho.

Dickinson received $25,000 as part of the prestigious award from the Milken Family Foundation. He was recognized for his visionary leadership, use of data to guide instruction, and ability to raise student achievement among all students at his school.  State School Superintendent Tom Luna announced the award during a school assembly at Canyon Ridge High School yesterday.  Dickinson is one of only two principals in Idaho who have received the award since Idaho joined the Milken program in 2003. More than 2,500 educators have received the award nationwide.