Leikam Recognized as Distinguished Teacher

Chad Meitner, Principal (Left) & Bob Leikam (Right)

Bob Leikam was recognized as a Distinguished Teacher by the Kansas Association of Independent and Religious Schools (KAIRS) on Feb. 12 in Topeka during the annual conference for the organization.

Each year, the KAIRS committee nominates and selects outstanding educators in Kansas to receive the KAIRS Distinguished Teacher Award. This award recognizes and honors those educators who have offered exemplary service in the classroom and/or as administrators.

Leikam is currently in his 6th year as a teacher at Thomas More Prep-Marian, but he had previously taught at Victoria High School​ for 35 years. Leikam has taught numerous subjects over the years but most commonly US History, Government, and other social studies courses. Previously Leikam graduated from Thomas More Prep in 1975.
Leikam was selected as the Distinguished Teacher for the Salina Diocese which includes over 200 teachers. Thomas More Prep-Marian is proud of Mr. Leikam and blessed to have him as an alumnus and in our school!
KAIRS represents 140 schools enrolling over 35,000 students and 22,000 families in the state.