Salina, Kansas 1922-1975 Myrtle S. Jaeger Wirth Meacham’s first year of teaching in Kansas was 1922-1923 in Osborne County after graduating from high school in Lincoln in 1922.  Her second year of teaching was 1923-1924 in a rural school closer to home.  She then attended Ottawa University (Kansas) from 1924-1926 where she became a member… Continue reading

Brigitte Tennis 7th-10th grade Stella Schola Middle School Redmond, Washington Total years as a classroom teacher: 32           EDUCATION M.Ed. in  Education                City University, Redmond               1991 B.A.  in Teaching                  University of Washington          … Continue reading

Ben Talley 4th and 5th grade Science Van Pelt Elementary School Bristol, Virginia Total years as a classroom teacher: 24 EDUCATION M.A. in Education                                           East Tennessee State University           1990 B.A. in Psychology                                          Carson-Newman University                   1980 TEACHING EXPERIENCE 1999-present    Van Pelt Elementary School                4th –… Continue reading

 Born April 10, 1933. Died January 8, 2016 A Teacher Extraordinaire Sarah Jane Godfrey Giles “An Unforgettable Rich Life” Destined for a Blessed Rich Life On April 10, 1933 in Egypt, Texas, Mrs. Sarah Jane Godfrey Giles made her debut here on earth. Her parents, Iverson Godfrey, Sr. and Ollie Cash Godfrey had no idea… Continue reading

  1934-2014 Walter Goodwin Jr. 80, passed away on December 17, 2014 in Brentwood, Tennessee. He is survived by his daughter, Laura Jenkins (Peter); son, Walter; and three grandchildren, Alex, Kelsi, and Megan. Walter graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelors in Education and two Masters degrees. He had a successful running career… Continue reading

For her outstanding accomplishments as a first through eighth grade teacher, Anna is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by Marie Russell of Emporia, Kansas. According to Marie: Anna Fitzpatrick came to Emporia from Darrville, Kansas to go to college at the Normal.  After completing her courses she was hired to teach at District… Continue reading

  Once in a blue moon, you catch lightning in a bottle and meet someone who impacts your life in unexpected ways.  I was lucky; it happened to me when I had Mr. Pat “Weird” Ward as my chemistry teacher during the 1968-1969 school year at East Central High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  It was… Continue reading

For his outstanding contributions as a Business teacher, George is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by Martha Walters. George was born and raised in Abilene, Kansas and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Fort Hays State University, a Master of Arts from the University of Northern Colorado in Business Education,… Continue reading