More than 25 graduating seniors from Lawrence and Free State high schools won scholarships and prizes as part of Sunday's Project Graduation event.
The party, which began after the two schools' graduation ceremonies Sunday, was held at The Granada and lasted until 4 a.m Monday. The event is an annual affair put on by parents, businesses and others aiming to provide a safe, alcohol-free environment for graduates.
Here's a list of the prize winners from this year's event:
1989 Jeep Cherokee Limited from Laird Noller Automotive, Brandon Schaeffer; $500 scholarship from the Lawrence Journal-World, Tara Ledbetter; TV/VCR combo, Richard Rayzor; $100 certificate from Hurst Fine Diamonds, Nicholas Naidenov; $200 scholarship from Landplan Engineering, Quan Truong.
$50 certificate from Weaver's Department Store/$50 savings bond from Central National Bank, Kevin Jacob; photo setting from Creative Images, Cassandra Mayhugh; $250 scholarship from Breakfast Optimist Club, Eva Bauer; $200 scholarship from Heinz Foods, Jonathan Ewing.
Two 18-hole Alvamar golf passes, Susie Epp; $50 scholarship and Oakley Sunglasses from SuperTarget and Pohl/Dobbins, Michelle Schneider; $250 scholarship from Hallmark Cards, Erin Larive; LHS football scholarship, Tyler Crotts.
Laser printer from Laser Logic, Matt Manness; tooth whitening from Wittenauer and Wittenauer, Matthew Dunkin; $300 scholarship from Criticare, Ellen Johnson; $250 scholarship from Free State High School Booster Club, Paul Lyon.
$125 Best Buy Certificate, Drew Smith; tooth whitening from Wiklund and Peterson, Danny Boone-Salazar; $250 scholarship from Breakfast Optimist Club, Mike Morrell; $250 Wilson Family scholarship, William Ryan.
$200 Best Buy Certificate from KLWN, Allison Wright; tooth whitening from Wiklund and Peterson, Kelly Baxter; $250 scholarship from Hallmark Cards, Brenton Bartz; $250 scholarship from McDonald's, Justin Boehle.
Total Fitness six-month membership, Zach Lang; Weaver's $50 certificate and $50 Intrust savings bond, Sarah Collins; DCCA $500 scholarship, Blanca Batten; $250 Wilson Family scholarship, Brandon Falley.