Educator of the Year nominations to be reopened

Thursday, May 21, 2020

McCOOK, Neb. -- The McCook Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that due to COVID-19, the nomination period for the annual McCook Area Educator of the Year Award has been reopened until June 12. The award is made possible by the Strunk Family who are founders and former publishers of the McCook Gazette.

Nominations must be submitted online at All active teachers, administrators, counselors, and coaches in Dundy, Chase, Hitchcock, Hayes, Red Willow, Frontier, and Furnas counties in Nebraska and Decatur, Cheyenne and Rawlins counties in Kansas in both public and religious schools offering K-12 or parts thereof including Mid Plains Community College-McCook. Once nominated, the nominee is given the opportunity to apply for the award which will be scored and tallied by the McCook Area Chamber of Commerce. The deadline for nominations is June 12 at 5:00 p.m. CST.

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