Two McPherson College students were recently recognized at the Kansas Teacher of the Year Banquet in Wichita as Teachers of Promise.

Ashley Unruh, a senior majoring in Elementary Education, and Shaelah White, a senior majoring in English, were named by the college and recognized at the banquet. Both are from McPherson.

As Teachers of Promise, the students attended the annual event in Wichita and participated in professional development with the Kansas Teacher of the Year team.