For her outstanding accomplishments as a first through fifth grade teacher, Linda is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by the Faculty and Staff of USD243 of Waverly, Kansas.
According to the Faculty and Staff:
Linda Piper lead a life dedicated to children, family and community. Whether guiding students’ academic or social growth, supporting her favorite teams or social growth, supporting her favorite teams or participating in community events, she was filled with enthusiasm.
Linda’s teaching style was unique and creative. She extended her textbook lessons to give students hands on experiences. She taught skills and qualities to prepare her students for life as productive citizens. Some of these were: take pride in yourself, make healthy choices, protect our environment, have empathy for others and use your talents to the best of your ability. Through the Waverly Senior Citizen Pen Pal Program, Linda taught young and old to communicate and relate to each other.
Professional growth was important to Linda. She was active in various educational organizations, including KNEA, KRA, and the Goals 2000 team.
Linda’s example of hope, caring and optimism will live and grown in all who knew her.
Linda Piper began her career in a one-room schoolhouse. She taught for 26 years.