(Walker and Mort Cooper) Six William Chrisman athletes, including two World Series winners, were inducted into the school’s athletic Hall of Fame. This year’s class features two women and four men, including brothers Mort and Walker Cooper who played for the World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals in 1942 and 1944. The other inductees […]Full Story»
(Photos courtesy: Avila University Alumni Association) Wendy Kline, assistant principal at Independence Academy, was presented the 2014 School of Education Alumni Award by the Avila University Alumni Association. Kline received the award for her “outstanding contributions to her profession, her students and the greater community.” Kline has been with the ISD since 2008 and received […]
Truman Medical Center Lakewood partnered with the Independence School District this year to give six students the chance to learn hands on work experience. The students were able to learn skills to help them find a job and be successful in the workforce.
The Assistant Director of Family Services, Macha Greenleaf-Maple, is awarded the 2014 Homeless Services Coalition of Greater Kansas City’s Stuart Whitney Award for Excellence in Community Advocacy.