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TEACHERS OF PROMISE
Spring 2013– Jenifer Wolters, Mathematics Education and Corey Wheeler, Elementary Education
Fall 2012 – Sylvia Kvacik, English Education and Jordan Evans, Elementary Education
Salina Master Teacher Award:
KWU Alumni have been recognized with this award the past two years. Congratulations!
2013– Brandon Cheeks, Lakewood Middle School
2012– Michelle Palmgren, Salina South High School
Spring 2013-Tennis player, Jenifer Wolters-Elementary Education, received the Capital One Academic All-District Team in the At-Large category and a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete.
Softball player, Morgan Jacobs-Elementary Education, received the Capital One Academic All-District Team Award.
Fall 2012– Football player, Robert Burcher-History Education, received 2012 Daktronics NAIA Football Scholar Athlete Award.
Alpha Chi is a national collegiate honor society that admits students from all academic disciplines. Membership is by invitation only and is limited to the top ten percent of an institution’s juniors, seniors and graduate students. Alpha Chi members have been “making scholarship effective for good” since 1922.
Fall 2013 Inductees: Taylor Elkinton - Physical & Health Education and Emma Kitch - History Education
Other Alpha Chi members in Education: Robert V Burcher - History Education and Melanie Mann - Music Education
The Kansas State Department of Education sponsors the Horizon Award for teachers who have demonstrated excellence during their first full year of teaching.
Spring 2012 - Josh Massey, 2009 graduate of the KWU Teacher Education Department, received the 2012 Secondary Horizon Award.