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September 24, 2005


Jerry and Suzanne Sundbye, Westminster, Colo., announce the birth of their son, Jaydon Tyler Sundbye, born Sept. 16, 2005, in Denver. Maternal grandparents are David and Barbara Neff, Lawrence. Paternal grandparents are Keith and Elaine Sundbye, Halstead. Great-grandmother is Marie Golbek, Sedgwick.

¢ Micheal and Gina Reynolds, Shawnee, announce the birth of their daughter, Rachel Anne Reynolds, born Sept. 14, 2005, at Shawnee Mission Hospital in Overland Park. She has a sister, Amanda Michelle Reynolds, 2. Maternal grandparents are Frank and Patti Lombardo, Ormond Beach, Fla. Paternal grandparents are David and Beth Reynolds, Lawrence. Great-grandmother is Elizabeth Lauer, Leavenworth.

¢ Kevin and Amy Wade, Eudora, announce the birth of their daughter, Elly Grace Wade, born Aug. 15, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She has a sister, Madalyn Rose Wade, 3. Maternal grandparents are Douglas Londene, Chapman, and Deborah Dean, York, Neb. Paternal grandparents are Vicki Wade, Abilene, and the late Greg Wade. Great-grandparents are Duane and Lola Londene, Chapman; Jean Page, Abilene; Norman and Evelyn Wade, Gas; the late Sam Page and the late Vic and Lucille Edwards.

¢ Mitchell Haverty, a sophomore at Free State High School, attended the Duke University Talent Identification Program during the past summer. The program is designed to identify and develop academic talent. Haverty took a course "Law and Political Speech." He is the son of Madeline Finch, Lawrence, and the late Paul Haverty.

¢ University High School, formerly known as Oread Training School, will have a high school reunion Oct. 1 in the Kansas Room of the Memorial Union on the Kansas University campus. The reception will be at 4 p.m. and buffet at 5:30 p.m. Oread Training Schools originated in 1911 to provide practical teaching experience for the Kansas University School of Education students.

In 1950, the School of Education closed the high school and began sending education majors into public schools. The building was remodeled and used as a Faculty Club in May 1951. Since then, it has been used for several purposes.

The first reunion was held in 1986, and since then there has been a reunion about every two years. For more information, contact Alberta Smith at 887-6394 or Lotta Bevitt at 887-6629.

¢ Rachel Cunningham, an Oskaloosa High School senior, has been named a recipient of a Principal's Leadership Award Scholarship, co-sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and Herff Jones Inc. She was selected on the basis of her leadership skills, participation in service organizations and clubs, achievements in arts and sciences, employment experience and academic record. Cunningham also was required to write an essay.

Cunningham has been involved in Future Business Leaders of America. She is a member of National Honor Society and has been on the honor roll. She is active in band, choir and has participated in the school musical for four years. She also has lettered in softball, volleyball and basketball.

¢ Ida Anderson, Auburn, will celebrate her 100th birthday with a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Valley Springs Assisted Living in Auburn. Hosts of the celebration will be Wayne and JoAnn Anderson, Tecumseh, and Wanda and Darrel Kinney Carbondale, her five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She requests no gifts.

Cards may be sent to her at: Apt. 13, 280 E. Valley Springs Drive, Auburn, KS 66402. Ida Hodson-Anderson was born Sept. 29, 1905, in Douglas County.

¢ Melany Miller, stage name ShyAnne, of Lawrence, was screened and selected to perform in the Nashville Star Search "Trowbridge Symposium 2005," which was in August in Nashville, Tenn. She performed in a showcase judged by top executives from record labels and talent scouts. She was entered in the country/bluegrass talent competition. Miller's Web site is

Her parents are Jim and Vonda Mailen, Lawrence.


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