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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.

Lincoln Prep Debaters Compete Nationally

Four students in casual attire stand in front of the White House. They are all smiling.

Lincoln Prep students Eli Davis, left, Max Pedreros, Nadia Richard and Sophia Herrera spent Memorial Day weekend in Washington, D.C., competing in the NCLF Grand National Tournament for speech and debate. This photo was taken outside the White House.
 

Good luck to Lincoln College Preparatory Academy debaters participating in the National Speech & Debate Tournament in Louisville, Kentucky, this month!

The Lincoln Prep Debate Team was awarded bids to multiple national tournaments this summer. Over Memorial Day weekend, Nadia Richard, Sophia Herrera, Eli Davis and Max Pedreros traveled to Washington, D.C., to compete in the National Catholic Forensic League Grand National Tournament. Nadia finished as a national semi-finalist in Student Congress.

Now Nadia and Sophia are headed to Louisville. Nadia qualified after winning the Outstanding Senator Award at the National Speech and Debate Association Show-Me District qualifier. Sophia is the reigning back-to-back Debate Kansas City Congressional Champion. The tournament is June 12-17.

The Lincoln Prep Debate team is coached by Charles Palmer.