SOE Alum Receives 2022 Kansas Horizon Award


Nicole Menard, a first-year educator and 2020 graduate from the Wichita State School of Education, was recently recognized by the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) for her outstanding teaching skills through the 2022 Kansas Horizon Award program. Ms. Menard teaches English-Language Arts at Buhler High School, Buhler USD 313. 

The Kansas Horizon Award program, sponsored by KSDE, gives all school districts in the state an opportunity to nominate one elementary and one secondary teacher for the award. To be eligible for the award, teachers must have completed their first year of teaching and have performed in such a way as to distinguish themselves as outstanding.