March 2014 Recognitions by the Board of Education

First National Bank is honored Representatives from First National Bank received a big thanks from the superintendent, board member Brent McCune and other district administrators.
Trinity Ozias Trinity Ozias of Frontier Trail Middle School won the Best in Show award in the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebrate Diversity contest in January.
Educators nominated for state teaching awards Blake Revelle of Olathe Northwest High School is the district's nominee for the Kansas Teacher of the Year (secondary) award. Maureen Donegan of the Instructional Resource Center is the district's nominee for the Emporia State University Master Teacher award. Their administrators joined them for the presentation.
Horizon Award winners Teachers Hilary Riggle of Indian Trail Middle School and Lauren Knoepfler of Regency Place Elementary School are Horizon Award winners. They were joined by their principals.
Jeff Hulse is honored Jeff Hulse of Olathe East High School has been named the National Softball Coach of the Year. He was joined by Director of Athletics, Activities and Safe and Drug-free Schools Lane Green.
Governor's Achievement Award recipients Chisholm Trail and Prairie Trail middle schools received the Governor's Achievement Award.
The Olathe Advanced Technical Center is recognized The Olathe Advanced Technical Center, represented by instructor Paul Katsulis and administrator Kathy Musgrave, achieved certification from the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation.
Citizens Education Academy participants

The board recognized 12 participants in the spring Citizens Education Academy.

Photos by Ann Kohn