EDUCATION AWARD: Urbandale Teacher Honored | Community Spirit
by Jesse Wright
The Rotary Club of Northwest Des Moines celebrated the achievements of a local teacher on June 17.
Julie McKibben was presented with the 2013 Ken Lepley Memorial Hero Award and $500 to use toward educational expenses or professional development. McKibben was recognized for her work in transforming the Urbandale High School special education program to align with the Urbandale vision of being a district that brings learning to life for everyone.
The Ken Lepley Award is an annual honor given out to teachers whose performance has gone above and beyond the responsibilities of a profession educator.