Riverview teacher in running for Kansas Teacher of the Year
Riverview Elementary School special education teacher Rose Nemchik was named a Region 3 finalist for the 2010 Kansas Teacher of the Year Award.
Nemchik and high school math teacher Brian Rodkey were chosen by to represent USD 232 in nominations.
Nemchik received $2,000 cash award from Security Benefit.
Nominations for the distinction of Kansas Teacher of the Year are made in four regions of the state, where regional selection panels select semi-finalists and finalists.
The Kansas Teacher of the Year winner will be announced on Nov. 21 in Wichita.
In 2008, Jeri Powers, a reading specialist from Riverview Elementary won Kansas Teacher of the Year.