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Teaching Careers Students Compete at Educators Rising State Conference

CAPS Teaching Careers students attended and competed at the Educators Rising State Conference at the University of Missouri on Wednesday, April 11.

The Teaching Careers students participated in 13 competitions.

Competitors who finished in first through fifth place place are eligible to compete at Nationals in Orlando in June.

Results from the CAPS Teaching Careers Students are as follows:


Children’s Literature K-3

Second place – Melissa Cash

Third place – Lydia Lock


Children’s Literature Pre-K

Third place – Mikayla Reed


Exploring Administration

First place – Carlee Maune

Second place – Noah Bohn


Exploring Support Services

Second place – Rachel Jones

Third place – Kylie Kennedy


Ed Rising Moment

Fourth place – Devan Buchanan


Creative Lecture

Fifth place – Autumn Osia


Ethical Dilemma Team Competition

Second place – Sarah Strugari, Melissa Cash, and Hannah Rhodes.