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USD 428 welcomes teachers, other new employees
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New teachers at Great Bend USD 428 pose for a group photo as the fall semester gets underway.

Great Bend USD 428 welcomed the following new educators and nurses this month:


Eisenhower School: Kristine Boepple, technology coach; Katelyn Buckman, fourth-grade teacher; Kristina Garza, second-grade teacher; Megan McGuire, special education teacher; Kelsey Menges, sixth-grade teacher; Cara Moore, family support worker; Kaitlynn Tuey, first-grade teacher; Kenzie Unruh, fifth-grade teacher; Katelyn Buckman, fourth-grade teacher


Jefferson School: Cindy Beck, second-grade teacher; Colbi Brooks, fourth-grade teacher; Miranda Drouillard, fourth-grade teacher; Daisy Kraus, first-grade teacher; Stephanie Stephens, fifth-grade teacher


Lincoln School: Tammy Cline, special education teacher; Amy Stein, fifth-grade teacher


Park School: Kyle Vierra, fourth-grade teacher


Riley School: Fernando Cartagena, Kansas Reading Roadmap (KRR) coordinator; Carli Denning, kindergarten teacher; Rachel Harris, third-grade teacher; Trey Heitschmidt, special education teacher; Katherine Knoles, music teacher; Jodi Kuhn, fourth-grade teacher; Hannah Laurin, sixth-grade teacher


Barton County Special Services: Alex Cape, BCSS Ellinwood, special education teacher; Deanna Curtis, teacher for deaf and hard of hearing; Jason Duvall, special education teacher; Kelly Hart, special education teacher


Great Bend Middle School: Audra Nuckolls, social studies teacher; Brandy Proffitt, science teacher; Pamela Williams, art teacher


Great Bend High School: Shelly Duvall, physical education teacher; Teresa Frieb, special education T\teacher; Alana Jamison, English teacher; Amber Wolking, Family and Consumer Science (FACS) teacher


Multiple schools: Paulette Soupiset, GBHS/Park School, school nurse; Miraya Starnes, all  elementary schools, art teacher.