Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

first_imgMerriam Park teacher Julie Potter.Merriam Park teacher selected to attend prestigious Teacher Leader Program. Merriam Park Elementary third-grade teacher Julie Potter will attend a selective teacher training program through the National Academy of Advanced Teacher Education. The Teacher Leader Program provides 23 days of training for a group of top-tier K-12 educators, who come together to explore real-world classroom techniques. The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is providing a scholarship for Potter to attend the program. Lancers, Vikings boys advance to sub-state finals; girls play begins today. Shawnee Mission East defeated Shawnee Mission North and Shawnee Mission West defeated Shawnee Mission South in the opening round of boys basketball sub-state play Wednesday. The Vikings will face Olathe Northwest in their sub-state title game tomorrow. The Lancers will play Lawrence High. Girls sub-state competition starts today.Overland Park man named to bank’s “Circle of Excellence” list. Overland Park’s Eddie Miller is the Kansas inductee into First National Bank’s 2016 Circle of Excellence. The program honors the bank’s top mortgage loan originators. Miller closed 164 loans valued at $35.9 million in 2016.Prairie Village council member Schermoly appointed to national transportation committee. Prairie Village City Council member Serena Schermoly has been appointed to the 2017 National League of Cities’ Transportation and Infrastructure Services federal advocacy committee. The group is charged with developing NLC’s policies on transportation planning, safety and funding, among other issues. [Serena Schermoly Appointed to the NLC Transportation and Infrastructure Services Committee — City of Prairie Village]last_img