Two alumni were honored by the Kansas State Department of Education for exemplary work in their first year of teaching.
Elizabeth Ratzlaff and Nick Preheim are among 32 educators from Kansas whom the KSDE announced Jan. 7 as recipients of 2021 Kansas Horizon Awards.
Ratzlaff grew up attending Moundridge schools in USD 423, and now teaches English Language Arts at Moundridge Middle School.
Preheim is also a product of Kansas schools, having attended Peabody-Burns, USD 398. He teaches first grade at Hutchinson STEM Magnet School at Allen, USD 308.