Apr 02, 2024

Four USD 475 Schools Claim KSDE CAN Award

Posted Apr 02, 2024 5:33 PM

By Matt Hoover

USD 475 Communications Coordinator

 Four schools in Geary County Schools USD 475 were recently awarded the 2023 Civic Advocacy Network (CAN) award from the Kansas State Department of Education. USD 475 Communications Coordinator Matt Hoover said they include Fort Riley Elementary, Junction City High School, Lincoln Elementary and Spring Valley Elementary

All received the coveted award for their exceptional work within the community. Overall, USD 475 was the only school district in the entire state to have more than one school honored, while only 10 schools total received the Civic Advocacy Network award.

The Civic Advocacy Network award is intended to recognize schools that are providing exemplary opportunities for civic engagement both in and out of the classroom within their school district.