Julie Rains, a first grade teacher at Sunflower Elementary, and Will Biggs, the Gardner Edgerton High School band director, will represent USD 231 in the 2015 regional competition for Kansas School Teacher of the Year.
The two earned the honor by being named USD 231 teachers of the year. Finalists in the regional competition vie for the state title. The Kansas Teacher of the Year is named during an annual banquet. The banquet will be Sept. 7, 2014.