Larry Martin honored posthumously at Shawnee Mission Teacher of the Year recognition ceremony

Belinder Elementary teacher Larry Martin was honored posthumously at the Shawnee Mission School District’s Teacher of the Year Recognition Banquet this week.

Longtime Belinder Elementary teacher Larry Martin was honored posthumously at this year’s Shawnee Mission School District Teacher of the Year Nominee recognition banquet.

Martin, who taught 2nd grade at the school for nearly 30 years, died in January after a short illness. Just months before his death, he gained national attention for winning the 2018 Jeopardy Teachers Tournament.