Peter McCool, a senior at Hoisington High School, has received the Dale Dennis Excellence in Education award sponsored by United School Administrators of Kansas.
Mrs. Meg Wilson, principal, announced Peter McCool has demonstrated the characteristics necessary to receive this annual award given in honor of one of Kansas’ educational leaders. Recipients of this award are identified in high schools throughout the state and individuals who have displayed the citizenship, community and school service, scholarship and common sense characteristics that make them a quality individual.
The Dale M. Dennis Excellence in Education Award was established in 1996 by Kansas school administrators to honor the long and valuable service that Dale Dennis has provided to Kansas education. The individual attributes that characterize Dale M. Dennis as a friend of
education, and more importantly as a first class citizen, are the basis for determining the recipient of this award. Dale Dennis is the Deputy Commissioner of the Kansas State Department of Education.