PSU alum wins Kansan of the Year honors

Michael Bauer | reporter PSU graduate Norman Conard might be officially retired, but he begs to differ. He may no longer teach history academically, but his new classroom is the entire world. It doesn’t stop with him teaching history, either. He has made history himself. Last month, the Topeka Capital-Journal named Conard the 2012 Kansan of the Year. Conard has spent the last six years working as a director of the Lowell Milken Center in Fort Scott. The center works with students and teachers all around the globe through its website on projects and activity-based learning. In an interview with the Capital-Journal, he said he didn’t know about being Kansan of the Year until later…