Earning the call

Hillsboro Elementary School teacher Jill Siebert received a surprise call from Kansas Commissioner of Education, Dr. Randy Watson on Tuesday, Jan. 8 informing her that she is a recipient of the 2019 Kansas Horizon Award. The award recognizes representatives of excellent teaching in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state. The mission of the program is to recognize exemplary first-year teachers who perform in a way that distinguishes them as outstanding.