January 15, 2014
Kirsten Rhoads accepts a $1,500 check and Educating Excellence award from Perceptive Software's Lucy McGilly at a surprise award ceremony Wednesday at Basehor-Linwood High School.
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The only hint Kirsten Rhoads got about the award she was due to receive Wednesday morning at Basehor-Linwood High School was her husband sending her off with the words, "You're going to have a great day." A few hours later, Rhoads, who teaches college chemistry, physics and principles of engineering at the school, walked into the high school library to a room full of her students and a huge surprise.