Archive for June 2018

Memorial to Fallen Educators becomes National Monument

Visitors at the memorial to fallen educators on the Emporia State University campus

Emporia is home to the National Teachers Hall of Fame, honoring educators across the country who provide exemplary guidance, knowledge, and care to our youth since 1989. And it is now home to the first national memorial honoring educators who have died protecting their students. Following the Sandy Hook massacre in 2012, when six educators…

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Emporia named one of “25 Best Last Minute Family Vacations”

Emporia has become well known as a destination for cyclists and disc golfers alike, with year-round opportunities to enjoy these sports. Recently, vacationidea.com recommended Emporia as one its 25 Best Last Minute Family Vacations. With a location just a few hours from many of the Midwest’s major metros, Emporia is the perfect place for active…

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