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Honors for Hays Head Start

Honors for Hays Head Start | 8/23/2013

Special to the HDN

LAWRENCE — This year, two Hays residents were among those honored by the Kansas Head Start Association as recipients of 2013-2014 State Head Start Scholarship & Awards.  These awards recognize achievements and services contributed during the 2012-2013 school year.

Among the award winners were:

• Beating the Odds Parent Award to Cindy Walters from Early Childhood Connections Head Start in Hays. The award celebrates the achievement of an individual who has overcome significant adversity in their role as parent and provider.

• Teacher of the Year Award to Rebecca M. Greer from Early Childhood Connections Head Start in Hays.. The award celebrates those who are involved in the education component of our program, including classroom teachers, associate teachers, home visitors, and instructional mentors.