(WICHITA, Kan.) — Distinguished Classroom Teachers recognized
The Wichita Public Schools' 2012 Distinguished Classroom Teacher Award recipients were recognized during the March 12 Board of Education meeting.
Megan Gross, Intermediate special education teacher at Adams Elementary – New Teacher, Elementary category
Sarah McDaniel, science teacher at South High School, – New Teacher, Secondary category
Esther Calderon, second-grade teacher at Cloud Elementary– Primary Teacher (Pre-K through 2) category
Therese Cheatham, third-grade teacher at Anderson Elementary – Intermediate (3 through 5) category
Marie Hampton, sixth-grade math teacher at Coleman Middle School – Middle School category
Katie Antholz-Mitchell, ninth- and tenth-grade English teacher at Southeast High School – High School category
Kim Lea Lawson, counselor at White Elementary – Support teacher category
At the meeting, it was announced that Esther Calderon and Marie Hampton will represent the district for the prestigious Kansas Teacher of the Year award this fall. It was also announced that Megan Gross and Sarah McDaniel will represent the district for the Kansas Horizon Award competition, which recognizes outstanding first-year teachers.