USD 491 update
Eudora West Elementary music teacher Kristen Knight was named Eudora Schools winner of the Horizon Award, a program that recognizes outstanding first-year teachers during their second year of teaching.
As the district nominee, Knight will represent Eudora in the Kansas Horizon Award process next fall.
• Eudora Schools substitute teacher Sue Coon was named Substitute of the Year by Morgan Hunter, the district’s substitute placement partner. Candidates were nominated and then voted on by Eudora schools teachers, secretaries and administrators.
Coon is a long-time Eudora teacher who has worked as a substitute teacher in the district since 2004.