President Trump announced on Oct. 15 that Complete High School Maize teacher Heidi Albin was among the nationwide winners of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. She traveled to Washington, D.C. to be honored as one of the best in the country.

According to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the award "is the highest award given by the U.S. Government to kindergarten through 12th grade teachers of mathematics and science, including computer science." Heidi was one of four recipients from Kansas.

In 2017, Heidi won a prestigious Milken Educator Award . She is in her 11th year at Maize USD 266. Congratulations to her on another impressive honor! You can click here to read the official national release about the award. You also can click here to read recent KWCH coverage of the award.