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USD 232 Recognizes K-Ten Place and Hike Properties

The USD 232 Education Foundation recognized K-Ten Place and Hike Properties as a Legacy Gold Founding Member Sponsor.  Several members of the USD 232 Education Foundation Board were on hand to present the four-business partners a certificate of sponsorship as a founding member. The business partners for K-Ten Place and Hike Properties, located in De Soto, include Jason Cohorst, Kelly Drake, Travis Hicks and Mark Kern.

“K Ten Place and Hike Properties understands the importance of education to our community and is committed to supporting our quality schools.” said Travis Hicks, part-owner of K-Ten Place and Hike Properties.

Donations made to USD 232 Education Foundation has the potential to change the lives of students with innovative and inspired learning brought to the classroom by additional funding.

“The support that K-Ten Place and Hike Properties as our newest Legacy Gold Sponsor will have a powerful impact on the students in our district.” said Casey Rooman Smith, Executive Director. “Thank you K-Ten Place and Hike Properties for your generosity and your local community partnership.”

USD 232 Education Foundation is a newly formed organization with the vision of seeking out community resources and creating strategic alliances to spark innovation and support educational excellence for students in the school district.

Learn more about the USD 232 Education Foundation at


 K-Ten Place Sponsors

From left: EF Executive Director Casey Rooman Smith; K-Ten Place Partner Kelly Drake; K-Ten Place Partner Jason Cohorst; K-Ten Place Community Manager Sabrina Fleming; EF President Jamie Weese; K-Ten Place Partner Mark Kern; EF Board Member Roxanne Wise; K-Ten Place Partner Travis Hicks; EF Board Member Norm Messner.