For his outstanding contributions as a secondary science teacher, John is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by Glenna Nightingale of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
John’s first priority is to his students. He is always available to assist them in need of help. His courses are structured to serve students who function at any level by using up-to-date, challenging materials that motivate his students to do their very best. His efforts extend beyond the classroom into the real world when he sponsors biology field trips which teach the students how they fit into the environment.
John’s conferencing skills are superb, and he is always in close touch with the parents of his students. John taught science for approximately twenty-one years and is currently teaching at Emporia High School in Emporia, Kansas.
Students love him and his highly regarded by his peers. John was a Kansas Master Teacher in 1995.