Kansas Horizon Award
January 15, 2013
Congratulations Ms. Kebra Claiborne!!!!!
We are very proud to announce that Ms. Kebra Claiborne, 2nd grade teacher at Americus Elementary, is a recipient of the prestigious Horizon Award. The Kansas Cable Telecommunications Horizon Award Program, sponsored by the Kansas State Department of Education and the Kansas Cable Telecommunications Association, identifies and recognizes representatives of excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state. The mission of the program is to recognize exemplary first-year teachers who perform in a way that distinguishes them as outstanding. The award was presented to Ms. Claiborne via phone call in front of the entire Americus/NLC staff and students on Friday afternoon, January 11, 2013.
The Kansas State Department of Education appoints regional selection committees responsible for reviewing the nomination forms and selecting four elementary classroom teachers and four secondary classroom teachers per region for a total of 32 teachers.