Buhler Teacher Named Kansas Teacher of the Year

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A Buhler High School Teacher is named the 2018 Kansas Teacher of the Year.  Samantha Neil, an English language arts teacher, was given the award by Randy Watson, the Kansas Commissioner of Education.   

Neil was picked from 8 finalists and a pool of more than 100 nominations and has taught at Buhler High School for 15 years.

Neil was given $4,000, as well as the Kansas Teacher of the Year Lifelong Learning Scholarship, which allows her to attend participating universities in the state of Kansas for free as long as she's teaching in the state.  She is now also a candidate for National Teacher of the Year.

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