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Congratulations to Dr. Jimmie Bullard, Bridgette Crutchfield and Romanda Franklin-Hamilton! These principals were recognized as Outstanding Administrators at the June 8, 2022, KCPS Board of Directors meeting.

Lincoln Prep Debaters Compete Nationally

Nadia Richard finished as a semi-finalist in Student Congress at the NCFL Grand National Tournament. Sophia Herrera is the reigning back-to-back Debate Kansas City Congressional Champion.

Three women who are nurses wearing black shirts that say "making a difference' with the KCPS logo.

KCPS rolled out the red carpet for National Nurses Week, clapping and cheering for our school nurses as they arrived at the Board of Education for their appreciation lunch.

KCPS orchestra students perform at the KCPS Fine Arts Showcase on Thursday, April 28, 2022.

"In schools, children need to have a place of belonging. They need to know they're accepted. They have to find their niche, that thing they’re good at,” said KCPS Deputy Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Collier.

KCPS Students Earn More Than $1.4M in Scholarships

Smiling students stand outside of a school holding college banners.

KC Scholars surprised students at Lincoln College Preparatory Academy with scholarships on Friday, April 29, 2022. Eleven Lincoln Prep juniors received traditional scholarships worth up to $10,000 per year for five years. Unlike most scholarship programs, KC Scholars targets juniors to give the student and their family assurance that college is indeed possible and attainable.
 

Congratulations to the KCPS student scholarship recipients of the Hispanic Development Fund and KC Scholars!

Students from KCPS high schools will use these awards to further their education after they graduate. Hispanic Development Fund recipients were awarded up to $5,000 to fund their first year of college or career programs. The 2022 total amount in Hispanic Development Fund scholarship dollars is $35,000. 

EAST HIGH SCHOOL
Yazmin Mendoza
Daniela Moreno Garcia
Karla Pocasangre
Dorismar Valdez
Andy Villa

LINCOLN COLLEGE PREPARATORY ACADEMY
Dalia Altamirano Garnica
Zulema Angel Flores
Isabela Bernal
Roselyn Elizalde
Alexandra Godinez
Victor Loma
Evan Martinez
Naomi Medrano
Juan Pizano
Sarai Remigio Garcia
Vanessa Reyes
Darianna Reyes Marquez

NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL
Benedith Serrano

PASEO ACADEMY OF FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS
Yasmine Barajas

Additionally, KC Scholars identified a large number of KCPS freshmen and juniors who will participate in special college advising from the organization, assistance with college admissions and scholarship applications, and tours of several colleges. The KC Scholars Match scholarship allows families to save toward a college education by matching funds for up to $1,400 and performing activities toward college preparation. The KC Scholars Traditional scholarship is a larger sum which awards up to $50,000 for juniors to use at any of its regional 17 partner colleges and universities. The 2022 total amount in KC Scholars scholarship dollars is an impressive $1,440,600 that KCPS students earned. 

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
Traditional
Myshayla Hayes

EAST HIGH SCHOOL
Traditional
Nyhia Davis
Yulisa Diaz
Luis Garcia Rivera
Ofelia Luna
Fatuma Mashaka
Alisa Mlondan
Gabriel Mulume
Thaw Paw
Yvonne Villa

Match
Madeleine Albert
Neema Bahati
Bitayingingwa Cyrille
Marisol Green
Luis Isbell
Asha Kabwe
Tran Kha
Ngan Le
Khaleed Mims
Ungwa Mwamba
Maria Nunez Villanueva
Idris Patterson
Semira Said
Martin Sumbu
Richard Sumbu
Angelani Tawimbi
TaniahThomas-Mcclenton

LINCOLN COLLEGE PREPARATORY ACADEMY
Traditional
Shi'Teuna Armstrong 
Sophia Campbell 
Ibrahime Dia 
Alejandra Garcia Montoya 
Jessica Huynh 
Thu Ngo 
Gonzalo Padilla Galvan 
Shucayb Sheikhadan 
Xavion Smith 
Eric Vieyra Calderon 
Humza Vora

Match
Zouhour Abdillahi
Koushik Bhowmik 
Samaiyah Crawford
Kathryn Glaser 
Natalia Reyes Medina 
Eleni Rousis 

NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL
Traditional
Sha Be 
Juliana Calderon 
Amisi Mpole 
Si Wah 

Match
Johana Coyoy 
Esmeralda Espino 
Tu Nguyen 
Mae Pyo 
Bryan Ramirez 
Adrian Walker 

PASEO ACADEMY OF FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS
Traditional
Eameshia Dedner 
Ja'Mya Tyson 

SOUTHEAST
Traditional
Brayden Lyons

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