Dr. Jayson Strickland and Dr. Deloris Pinkard to be Accepted into Mid America Education Hall of Fame

Posted Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC) Foundation recently announced this year’s inductees into the Mid America Education Hall of Fame. Two of this year’s inductees are Dr. Jayson Strickland, deputy superintendent for the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) and Dr. Deloris Pinkard, former KCKPS principal and teacher.

The Mid America Education Hall of Fame Awards & Scholarship event is coming up on April 21. “We are thrilled to welcome such amazing community members to the 2018 Mid America Education Hall of Fame,” said Tami Bartunek, chief marketing and outreach officer for KCKCC. “This event highlights the importance of education while raising ever needed scholarship funds for our students. We are truly humbled to have such strong community support.”

The Mid America Education Hall of Fame started in 1996 as a way to recognize individuals, organizations and corporate supporters in the community who have made notable contributions to education. Hall of Fame inductees are selected based on a demonstrated commitment to education, their effort to improve the quality of life in the community through a commitment to education, increasing educational opportunities for others and supporting significant changes that have improved the quality of education.

Click here to read the full announcement.