Liberty North High School
Academic accolades: Tiara Hill was selected for membership in the National Society of High School Scholars.
Members are chosen based on outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment.
The society was founded by Claes Nobel to continue his family’s legacy of recognizing and rewarding contributions to world peace and excellence. His family established the Nobel Prizes.
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Scholars pledge to use their wisdom and knowledge for the betterment of the global community.
Park Hill School District
Schools recognized: Two elementary schools earned the 2016-2018 National PTA Schools of Excellence award.
Prairie Point and Union Chapel grade schools are among four schools in Missouri to receive the honor. Nationally, 173 schools were chosen.
The award recognizes leadership, accomplishments and strong, effective family-school partnerships.
The schools are now eligible for the National PTA’s highest honor.
Staley High School
Educator honored: Lesley Martin, business education teacher, was among six teachers named as Kansas City Regional Teachers of the Year.
Selection is based on a teacher’s dedication to the profession, drive to ensure the success of all students and a passion for teaching.
Earlier this year, Martin was chosen for the Aspirations in Computing Educator Award by the National Center for Women in Information Technology. The award recognizes educators for encouraging young women to explore an interest in computing and technology.
Compiled by Su Bacon,
Special to the Star
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