Elyssa Jo Day, daughter of Joel Day, of Arkansas City, completed in December her requirements for the Bachelor of Music Education at Friends University and will participate in graduation ceremonies there in May.

Day was designated as a “Teacher of Promise” by Friends and completed her student teaching in the Andover Central schools.

Day is a 2014 graduate of Arkansas City High School and received her associate’s degree in Liberal Arts from Butler Community College in 2016. She has accepted a position as a music teacher with the Wichita Public Schools for the Spring Semester.

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