TEACHER OF THE YEAR–Red Bud Elementary STEM teacher Kelsie Buss was named the Air Force Association’s Teacher of the Year for both the Scott Memorial Chapter and for the State of Illinois. She is pictured with Scott Memorial Chapter President Rickey Oeth and RBES Principal Ryan McClellan.
At last Thursday’s Red Bud Board of Education meeting, Red Bud Elementary School’s STEM teacher Kelsie Buss received special recognition as she was named the STEM Teacher of the Year for the State of Illinois by the Air Force Association.
Air Force Association (AFA) Scott Memorial Chapter President Rickey Oeth was present at the meeting to discuss the award. He noted that Buss was named as the Teacher of the Year for both the Scott Memorial Chapter, which covers the entire half of Illinois from Springfield south, and the state.
The AFA’s Teacher of the Year award is designed to honor exemplary STEM educators who go above and beyond in their classrooms.
For more from the Board of Education meeting, please see this week’s print edition.