Education commissioner visits Frontenac to present awards

Kansas Commissioner of Education Dr. Randy Watson visited Frontenac on Tuesday to present several awards to the local school district. -Jonathan Riley/The Morning Sun

FRONTENAC — Kansas Commissioner of Education Randy Watson made a local appearance Tuesday, visiting Frontenac for a special assembly to present several awards to the school district.

Frontenac Unified School District 249 was presented with the Commissioner’s Award with Highest Distinction, as well as two Kansas Can Gold Star Awards — one for its graduation rate and one for post-secondary effectiveness — and a Kansas Can Copper Star Award for preparing students for post-secondary success.

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