Rotary recognizes outstanding teachers

Outstanding teachers recognized by the Rotary Club on April 29 included, left to right, Meghan Stigge, Piper High School; Valerie Burch, Turner High School; Ken Davis, KCK Rotary Club member; Dan Shaver, Bishop Ward High School; Katie Brugger, Wyandotte High School; Kathy Clark, Harmon High School; Sarah Kolle, Bonner Springs High School; Maria Perez, Schlagle High School; Don Nethicumara, Washington High School; Edward Gunter, Sumner Academy; and George Moody, KCK Rotary Club president. (Rotary photo)

The Kansas City, Kan., Rotary Club, at its April 29 luncheon, recognized outstanding teachers from each of Wyandotte County’s nine high schools.

This is an annual program of the Kansas City, Kan., Rotary Club to show appreciation to teachers in the county that represent the best of the community, a spokesman said.

The teachers were introduced by their school’s administrators and were presented a plaque of appreciation by the club.  A spokesman for the club said it was grateful to the teachers who give of themselves to educate and prepare youth for the future.

To learn more about Rotary International, go to Visit the Kansas City, Kan., Rotary Club’s website at

– Information and photo from Rotary Club

Piper results

Piper High School – Lansing Golf Tourney results
Piper took 2nd place as a team.
Alec Wuellner 1st and Eric Pahls 2nd in the tournament, both carding a 72.

Piper High School – soccer at Ottawa
– Varsity won 10-0
– goals by Woolley (6), Gunnels (3), and Klaas. Shut-out by Ferguson
– assists by Gunnels, Galey, Woolley, Trzok, and Lauritzen
– JV won 3-1
– goals by Brownell, McCloud, and Cunningham.
– assists by Klapper and Gooch

Piper High School – softball at Bonner Springs
– Varsity won game No. 1 (8-2)
– Henry winning pitcher with 8 K’s.
– King went 2/3, Sullivan 3/5 (2 doubles), Boyd 3/5, Gosserand 2/3, Trowbridge 3/4, and Evans 2/3.
– Varsity lost game No. 2 (0-1)
– Sullivan went 2/3

–    from Doug Key, Piper activities director