For her outstanding contributions as a physical education teacher, Norma is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by family, friends, and colleagues of Emporia, Kansas. Norma Hodges is being honored in The National Teachers Hall of Fame by friends and colleagues.  Her unflagging energy and enthusiasm is an inspiration for us all. Norma grew… Continue reading

For her outstanding contributions as a School Psychologist, Edna is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by Glenna M. Nightingale of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Edna was a pioneer of Kansas school psychology.  She was instrumental in getting KASP organized, and was a Charter Member when KASP formed in 1964.  She testified before the Kansas Legislative… Continue reading

  For her outstanding contributions as an English and History teacher, Mattie is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by her grandchildren, Kenneth Hand, Martha Hand, Kikke Irving Foster, John Irving, John Hand, Mary Hand Farris, Shelagh Hand Chapman; and Nelva Hand McPhail. Martha “Mattie” Jones Hand was born December 2, 1878, shortly after… Continue reading

For her outstanding contributions as a school teacher, Alice is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by Dorothy Radke, Glenn Groom, Lois Hylton, and Kenneth Groom of Wichita, Kansas. This is in remembrance of our mother, Alice Groom, who taught for twenty-five years.  She came from a large family of whom quite a few… Continue reading

For his outstanding contributions as a teacher and principal, Jeff is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by Timmerman Elementary PTO of Emporia, Kansas. Jeff D. Frye graduated with a B.S. degree in Elementary Education from Kansas State University in 1993.  He received his Master of Education degree from Wichita State University in 1999.… Continue reading

For her outstanding contributions as a school teacher, Nona Bell Davis is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by Joyce Davis of Emporia, Kansas. Nona Bell Davis was not allowed to attend high school because her mother did not believe in education for girls. So when Nona completed the eighth grade she was forced… Continue reading

For her outstanding contributions as an elementary art teacher, Marilyn is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by Edna Coldsmith, Ruthann Resch, Ann Doudican, Karen Mallory, Kathy Tidwell, Elmaleda McMinn, and Cathy Birk of Emporia, Kansas. Marilyn Dailey has had two lifelong passions: teaching art.  She became aware of both in a one room… Continue reading

  For her outstanding contributions as an art and communications teacher, Linda is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by Shelia Ray, A. Elwin Powell, Sister Camillus Bayer, Truman and Mary Lou Hayes, Maxine and Gary Yocker, and Vivian Fleming of Kansas. From kindergarten up until eighth grade, Miss Cookson was always one of… Continue reading

For his outstanding contributions in testing and individual assessments at Emporia State University, Howard is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by Kay and Paul McKnab of Emporia, Kansas. Howard Carvajal began his professional career as a history teacher and coach at Austin High School.  He joined the Psychology Department at Emporia State University… Continue reading

  For his outstanding contributions as a seventh and eighth grade principal, Wayne is recognized on the Donors’ Wall by Emporia Middle School Staff of 1995 and Retirees of Emporia, Kansas.  According to them: Mr. Bastin was “Mr. Lowther Middle School’ of Emporia, Kansas, for many years.  As principal of the school, he was the… Continue reading