2013 KU football commitment, Kellen Ash, of Parkway South High near St. Louis, Mo.
The cast of University Theatre's "Merrily We Roll Along."
LHS second baseman Trevor Champagne puts the tag on Shawnee Mission West's Jacob Schnackenberg during the Lions' 1-0 victory Monday, April 16, 2012, at LHS.
LHS junior Shane Willoughby snatches a ground ball for a force at first during the Lions' 1-0 victory over Shawnee Mission West on Monday, April 16, 2012, at LHS.
Tommy and Ali Shutt, parents of 5-year-old Cainan Shutt of Eudora, stand Monday near a roadside memorial of crosses placed by community members to represent those killed on Kansas Highway 10. Monday was a year to the day after Cainan was killed in a crossover crash on K-10. Friends and family members gathered for a cleanup along the stretch of the highway where Cainan was killed between the Church Street exit and mile marker 12.
Friends and family members of Cainan Shutt walk along a stretch of Kansas Highway 10 between Church Street and mile marker 12 during a cleanup on Monday. In front is Carie Lawrence, grandmother to Cainan.
Ali Shutt and Tommy Shutt observe a memorial sign given to them by a friend to commemorate their adopting of the stretch of highway in her son Cainan's memory. At left is family friend Dale Hofer.
Downed power lines kept some people trapped in a Quiktrip at Rock and Pawnee in Wichita, Kansas after a tornado swept through the area Saturday night April 14, 2012. Tornadoes were spotted across the Midwest and Plains on Saturday as an outbreak of unusually strong weather seized the region, and forecasters sternly warned that "life-threatening" weather could intensify overnight.
A tattered American flag flies over a vehicle where two young girls ages 5 and 7 were found after a severe thunderstorm spawned a massive tornado at Hideaway Mobile Home Villa in Woodward, Oklahoma shortly after midnight Sunday, April 15, 2012. The girls, Faith and Kelley Hobbie, ages 5 and 7, and their father, Frank Hobbie, were three of the five fatalities in the Northwest Oklahoma destruction.
From left, Alex Goering, who plays Tyler, listens to Joe Winans, who plays Bunker, in University Theatre's "Merrily We Roll Along."
From left, Sarah Bodle, Michael Cooper and Alex Goering in University Theatre's "Merrily We Roll Along."
Solar installer Matt Gammon prepares to lay one of the 224 solar panels within a grid on the roof of the Poehler Building, Eighth and Delaware streets, on Thursday, April 12, 2012. The building is in the process of being converted to artist lofts. Each panel will produce 255 watts of power.
A decorated rain barrel is connected to a downspout in a backyard, where it will capture rainwater for watering garden beds.
Chris Bowser, left, of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation checks a net for American eels with Kingston High School students on the Black Creek in West Park, N.Y., in this April 18, 2011, file photo. An academic analysis of surveys spanning more than 40 years has found that today’s young Americans are less interested in the environment and in conserving resources — and often less civic-minded overall — than their elders were when they were young.
Finished crushed glass, at right, sits in a display bottle. The final product will be either Boulevard beer bottles, shown, or fiberglass insulation.
Different conveyor belts carry glass pieces along various sections of the recycle process. One belt carries dark brown glass (lower far left) that will be sent back to to Boulevard Brewing to be reused for new beer bottles.
Ripple employee Donna Utter points out a machine that shakes and vibrates glass pieces to separate items such as caps and other items as it makes its way through the crushing system.
A large pile of glass syringes that was declared unusable from the manufacture sits in waiting at Ripple Glass in Kansas City, Mo., where it will get crushed and eventually made into fiberglass insulation.
A front loader carries a load of glass bottles that will be dumped into a hopper that will take the bottles through a crushing process at Ripple Glass recycling plant in Kansas City, Mo.
A visitor gets up-close-and-personal with a seahorse at SEA LIFE aquarium at Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Visitors can touch a starfish in the Touchpool Exhibit at SEA LIFE aquarium at Crown Center in Kansas City, Mo.
The baby-faced pufferfish is fast becoming a superstar at SEA LIFE Kansas City aquarium at Crown Center.
A little boy enjoys the coming of spring to the Perennial Garden at Powell Gardens in Kingsville, Mo., east of Kansas City.
The Red Barn at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead features two large slides.
A tepee stands in the Indian Encampment at the Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead in Overland Park.
Alexander Godinez, 5, shows his Kansas spirit at Allen Fieldhouse, where he watched KU play against Kentucky in the 2012 NCAA championship game April 2. Sara Godinez, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.
Tommy Lintner, 4, enjoys some of his mom's cranberry orange pattycakes.
Sissy and her brother Sugar Baby, age 9 years old, enjoy a lazy, rainy Sunday afternoon at home on March 11. They belong to Judith Evans of Tonagnoxie, who submitted the photo.