Whittier awarded

Six Whittier Elementary students and four educators traveled Sept. 17 to Topeka to receive the Civic Advocacy Network Award from the Kansas Department of Education. The award recognizes schools identified as having promising civic engagement practices in place in their school. From left, are Dr. Randy Watson, Kansas Commissioner of Education; Whittier Principal Marcia McIntire; Hillary Farmer, fourth-grade teacher; Jennifer Randall, third-grace teacher; Shanna Page, fifth-grade teacher; and Macy White, Ava Aguirre, Brant Myers, Milli Poovey, Cason Reams and Beau Jewers, all fifth graders.

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