FHSU well represented at KNEA-SP conference


HAYS, Kan. – Six students and two sponsors from the Fort Hays State University College of Education recently attended the Kansas National Education Association Student Program Fall Leadership Conference in Topeka.

The conference theme was “Institutional Racism and Social Justice.” Students toured the Brown vs. Board of Education museum and the Kansas State Capitol.

The FHSU KNEA-SP chapter was awarded Best Banner for its submission to the conference’s Banner Contest. The banner will be displayed at KNEA Headquarters in Topeka and at the KNEA Spring 2018 State Representatives Assembly.

Samantha Villarreal, Loveland, Colo., was nominated as a delegate to the 2018 KNEA Representative Assembly. Villarreal is majoring in general studies with an emphasis in education.

Students were accompanied by Dr. Janet Stramel, associate professor of teacher education, and Dean Stramel, instructor of chemistry.

Students are listed alphabetically with hometowns and majors.

Perla Camacho-Rosales, Liberal junior, is majoring in mathematics education.

Katie Hopkins, Scott City senior, is majoring in elementary education. 

Jessica Linenberger, Garden City senior, is majoring in early childhood unified education. 

Michael Lucero, Hays senior, is majoring in early childhood unified education. 

Breanna Meier, Lincoln junior, is majoring in biology education.

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