The Kansas University chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, a national education association, honored several local residents Tuesday night for their participation in education.
Honored as outstanding educators were Ngondi Kamatuka, director of the Upward Bound Program for at-risk high school students, and Flora Wyatt, who has been active in Phi Delta Kappa projects.
Honored as partners in education were Hall-Kimbrell Environmental Services, which has sponsored the Aerie Nature Series for Douglas County schools, and Mary Michener, whose Adventure A Bookstore has raised money for scholarship funds.
Also honored were Carl Knox, former superintendent of Lawrence public schools, and Jacqueline Jantz, a fifth-year education student at KU. Jantz was presented a scholarship from Phi Delta Kappa.