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Dan and Cheryl Yunk Award
for Excellence in Educational Administration

The Dan and Cheryl Yunk Award for Excellence in Educational Administration recognizes the importance of school administrators in establishing environments that promote student learning. The award is named in honor of Dan and Cheryl Yunk, exemplary teachers and administrators throughout their careers in the Manhattan-Ogden school system. The purpose of this award is to advance public recognition and recruitment for graduate programs in Educational Leadership at Kansas State University by honoring an individual who has demonstrated exemplary leadership in providing or promoting the administration of P-12 schools in Kansas.


2018 Award Recipient:
Jacque Feist
, Principal, Dodge City High School

Previous Awardees

Andy Tompkins
Mary Devin
Larry Dixon
G. Kent Stewart
Max Heim
Dale Dennis
John Heim
Diane DeBacker
Corbin Witt
Rick Doll
Tom Hawk