Governor Laura Kelly today toured schools in Olpe and Council Grove as part of the third and final week of her Back to Work, Back to School tour. Governor Kelly toured Council Grove Elementary School and talked with area school superintendents about how her administration can invest in schools and communities to provide Kansas kids with the best education possible.
The below photos of the Governor’s Council Grove Elementary tour are available for media use:
Also pictured: Governor Laura Kelly; Council Grove Mayor Debi Schwerdtfeger; G.A. Buie, Executive Director at United School Administrators of Kansas; Heather Honas, Principal of Council Grove Elementary; Aron Dody, Superintendent of USD 417; Glenna Grinstead, Superintendent of USD 284; Bill Clark, Superintendent of USD 330; Brad Starnes, Superintendent of USD 329; Tim Winter, Superintendent of USD 320; Kevin Logan, Superintendent at USD 323; Donalyn Biehler, Superintendent of USD 487; Troy Hutton, Superintendent of USD 420.
Governor Kelly also toured Olpe High School and held a discussion with superintendents in the area about how her administration can best ensure the region’s schools can continue to recover from COVID-19.
She also met with the Olpe High School women’s basketball team, men’s basketball team, and men’s football team, all of which won their respective 1A championship last year.
The below photos of Governor Kelly’s Olpe tour are available for media use:
Also pictured: Governor Laura Kelly; Senator Jeff Longbine; Olpe Mayor Keith Pimple; G.A. Buie, Executive Director at United School Administrators of Kansas; Mike Argabright, Superintendent of USD 252; Stu Moeckel, Superintendent of USD 386; Craig Marshall, Superintendent of USD 244; Russ Milward, Superintendent of USD 245; Scott Hoyt, Superintendent of USD 389; Bob Blair, Superintendent of USD 251; Martha Cassidy, Superintendent of USD 454; Joe Sample, Superintendent of USD 456; Brad Marcotte, Superintendent of USD 421; Ryan Cobbs, Superintendent of USD 290; Allison Harder, Superintendent of USD 253; Corey Reece, Superintendent of USD 243; and Shane Clark, Principal of Olpe High School.