Thursday, April 22, 2010
The teachers were finalists in the Kansas Teacher of the Year annual award for demonstrating excellence in teaching elementary and secondary students.
Tracey Repp teaches seventh grade math at Andover Middle School, and Cathy Durano from Cottonwood Elementary School in Augusta were both up for the top honor.
The two were among eight teachers nominated for their work with students and for their leadership in the teaching profession.
Karen Tritt, a foreign language teacher from the Shawnee Mission district is this year's Kansas Teacher of the Year.