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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Distinguished Leaders Speaker Series

Dr. Milton Chen, senior fellow and executive director emeritus of the George Lucas Educational Foundation; was the guest speaker for Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s inaugural Distinguished Leaders Speaker Series event. Pati Chasnoff and Carol Logan served as the co-chairmen for the August 8th gathering at the 1900 Building. In addition to applauding Dr. Chen, guests gave a warm welcome to Dr. Mike Fulton, the superintendent of the Shawnee Mission School District, who was hired this year.

Representative Jan and Jeanne Kessinger, Dr. Mike Fulton, Shawnee Mission School District; and Patty Mach

 

Representative Tom Cox, Representative Melissa Rooker and Fred Logan

 

Dr. Milton Chen, guest speaker

 

Allison Stuewe, SuEllen Fried, Jeannine Shaffer, and Donna Deeds

 

Dr. Mike Fulton, Shawnee Mission School District; welcomed guests to the event.

 

Angela Andresen Smart, Suzy and Scott Hall and Ramón Murguía

Also featured in the September 1, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Don Ipock

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