Shawnee Mission Social Worker Honored by Sunflower House

Photo of Denise Sandusky, Sunflower House Johnson County Education Partner of the Year
Shawnee Mission School District

Denise Sandusky, a social worker at Santa Fe Trail and Belinder Elementary Schools, was honored as a Johnson County Education Partner of the Year by Sunflower House.

Sandusky was nominated for the award by Sunflower House staff members who wanted to recognize her outstanding leadership in educating staff and students about personal safety and abuse prevention.

Sandusky also was recognized for her more than 30 years of service in local schools. Santa Fe Trail Principal Kristal Leiker said that Sandusky is always jumping in to positively support students and staff.  

Sunflower House is a non-profit children’s advocacy and abuse prevention center that serves Johnson and Wyandotte Counties.