Kelley Schafers of Marion graduated with her master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Wichita State University on May 12.
She is a pre-kindergarten teacher at Adams Elementary School, where she has taught for 11 years. She also recently received endorsement from Kansas State University for teaching English to speakers of other languages.
Her classes took place over two years and were a combination of online and onsite classes.
MaryAnn and Keith Conyers and Steve and Barb Hett are her parents. Jackie Hett, Ed Svitak, and Tony and Tillie Schafers are her grandparents. She and husband Travis have three children, Jay Dee, Emily, and Trevor.