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Kisner receives national recognition

Kisner photoHutchinson High School’s Hailey Kisner recently was selected to receive the 2019 Taking Down Tobacco Trainer of the Year Award. Kisner is a member of the Hutchinson Career and Technical Education Academy’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter.

The award is given to a student who has engaged in the Taking Down Tobacco and Train the Trainer programs and highlights the advocacy skills they have received from the trainings. Applicants must complete the Taking Down Tobacco training, be a registered trainer, and be an FCCLA member in order to receive the $1,000 award.

District recognized for United Way campaign

United Way award

Hutchinson USD 308 is proud to be part of our community. United Way's Starla Wells and Melanie Block presented Superintendent Gary Price with a plaque Wednesday for the staff participation in the 2018-19 United Way campaign. District employees contributed $32,999 and were the eighth largest contributors to the campaign.

Jones presents Challenge Awards

Confidence in Kansas Education LogoThree Hutchinson USD 308 schools received the Challenge Awards from the Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force on Monday (April 8).

Presenting the awards was be Ben Jones, member of the Kansas State Board of Education from Sterling. The awards were presented to:

  • Hutchinson Middle School – 7, 210 East Avenue A
  • Hutchinson Magnet School at Allen, 403 West 10th
  • Lincoln Elementary School, 315 East Bigger


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