For her outstanding contributions as a teacher in their rural schools of Kansas, Imogene is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by her son, Claude Hunt and his wife Hazel of Emporia, Kansas, grandson, Norman Hunt and his wife Terrie, great-grandsons, Arron, Adrian and Nathan; great-granddaughter, Ashlee all of Emporia, Kansas, grandson Marvin Hunt of Lawrence, Kansas.
Imogene graduated from Eskridge Rural High School in 1909 (?), and received her teacher training at Kansas State Normal School in Emporia, Kansas. Her teaching career started in September 1911, and included many years of teaching in small rural schools in Kansas between 1977 & 1947.
She taught in Wabunsee County at District #40 and Star School in 1911 through 1915, Goodland in Sherman County in 1915-1916, Lyon County in 1917, and Wabaunsee County in 1918. She didn’t teach from the spring of 1919 to 1923, when she began teaching again in Grove County from 1926-1932. Mrs. Hunt received an emergency certificate to teach at Pleasant Hill School in Shawnee County from 1944 through 1947. ARFter the 1947 school year was over, she returned to the family farm near Eskridge where she and her brother Marshall Henderson farmed for the rest of her life.
Imogene Henderson Hunt was a graduate of the Kansas State Normal School in Emporia, Kansas, and taught for thirty-two years until her retirement in 1947.