Genoa City’s Mary Ellen Kanthack named Wisconsin Elementary School Teacher of the Year

In a surprise ceremony at her school, Mary Ellen Kanthack, a fifth-grade teacher in the Genoa City J2 School District, was named Wisconsin’s 2018 Elementary School Teacher of the Year. State Superintendent Tony Evers made the announcement during an all-school assembly at her school. “My students know that I am always listening to their ideas, honoring ingenuity, inquiry, and creativity while I learn alongside them,” Kanthack said.