Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Friday, 21 November 2014
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Brent Evans Presented Award for Helping Save Liberal School District $477,615
05/05/2009

Brent Evans who is a fifth grade teacher at Cottonwood Intermediate School in Liberal is also employed by the district in the Energy Educaton program to help save money with his energy expertise. Evans was presented with an award Monday night by Karen Mullins who is the vice president of Energy Education's Midwest Division that was entitled Award For Energy Stewardship.

Evans first began working to save the district money in April of 2007. Through March of this year he has helped save the district $477,615. That equates to $19,900 per month. One of the big money savers is over Spring Break when all heat/air is put in "unoccupied" mode and when everything possible can be unplugged such as milk coolers in every school, vending machines, personal items in every room, water fountains, and consolidating as much as possible in the Liberal High School cafeteria.

Two people who Evans says does a lot to help with the heat and air controls are Enoc Valenzuela and Albert Sandoval. Dwight Doud helps make sure that happens. Connie Vogts is in charge of making sure the kitchens are emptied out and unplugged.

Paul Maes who is the head custodian helps save the district as well by helping organize team cleaning in the summer. During June and July of 2007-08 $111,944 was saved by the team cleaning.

Evans says he first became involved in this extra job because he found it intriguing. He says the job is great for him because it is so worthwhile and the hours are extremely flexible. He tries to visit each school at least once a week during unoccupied times.

© Copyright KSCB News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Two Liberal Residents Killed After Trailer Detaches
Sheriff's Deputy Finds Dead Body:UPDATE
Turpin Natives Share their Story on Today Show Friday
More Improvements, Renovations On The way at SWMC
Dairy Process Plant Coming To Western Kansas
Gas Explosion Injures Two: UPDATE
Holiday Home and Fun Show This Weekend
Judge Bars Garden City In Church Dispute
Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement Campaign To Begin
Retirement Reception Honoring Greg Sillin
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Gas Explosion Injures Two: UPDATE
Art Glass of John McDonald Blown Glass Exhibit
Sheriff's Deputy Finds Dead Body:UPDATE
Turpin Natives Share their Story on Today Show Friday
Two Wins at Home for Aggie Basketball
Holiday Brunch At SCCC/ATS
Scenic Roots Heads To Liberal
Seward County Democratic Party To Elect Officers
Dairy Process Plant Coming To Western Kansas
Retirement Reception Honoring Greg Sillin
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2014 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group