Jan 15, 2020 4:56 PM

King named NPPSF 'Staff Member of the Month' for January

Posted Jan 15, 2020 4:56 PM
Scott King, a science teacher at North Platte High School, was named the Public Schools Foundation's Staff Member of the Month for January. Pictured from left to right: Lance Carlson of Carlson Financial, King and NPHS  Assistant Principal Micah Fisher.
Scott King, a science teacher at North Platte High School, was named the Public Schools Foundation's Staff Member of the Month for January. Pictured from left to right: Lance Carlson of Carlson Financial, King and NPHS  Assistant Principal Micah Fisher.

News Release

The North Platte Public Schools Foundation in conjunction with North Platte Public Schools is excited to announce that they are honoring Scott King as the NPPS Bulldog Staff member of the month for January.  Scott teaches Science at North Platte High School.

Scott is originally from Wyoming and graduated with a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from Montana State University. He worked at Adams Middle School for one year before transferring to the High School for the opportunity to teach Biology. The Bulldogger recently featured Mr. King in a news story for his unique approach to encouraging students to have a great day, by holding inspirational signage during his parking lot duty.

Micah Fischer Assistant Principal made the nomination describing Scott as a hard worker dedicated to student success and positive communication.

The North Platte Public Schools Foundation awards each winner a gift basket, balloons and a gift card to the Bulldog store at NPHS. They also receive gifts from our monthly business sponsor and a flower bouquet from Prairie Friends and Flowers. The January business sponsor was Lance Carlson from Carlson Financial Group.

The North Platte Public Schools Foundation facilitates the program and takes nominations from principals and administration.  Staff members are awarded monthly throughout the school year and will be recognized at Education After Hours in the spring.   We are always accepting business sponsors for this award.