Former Kansas University basketball player Keith Langford, second from left, accepts the hardware as MVP of the Adriatic League’s Final Four tournament.
Teacher Sam Rabiola checks up on students as Paul Darnell gets his tassel adjusted by Shelby Dalgai. Looking on at right is Cameron Dabney.
Jevan Bremby twirls his cord while waiting for the graduation procession to begin.
Fashionable footwear carried many of the graduates through Sunday’s ceremony.
Free State High School graduates link arms as the school’s alma mater is played during commencement ceremonies Sunday at the Free State stadium.
Students applaud a speaker during the commencement ceremonies Sunday at the Free State High School stadium.
Kathryn Johnson waves at a Free State classmate on the final day that all the graduates would be gathered together.
Graduates toss their caps into the air at the conclusion of commencement ceremonies Sunday.
Maria Watson dons a pair of 2012 sunglasses for the ceremony.
2012 LHS graduates look on during the commencement ceremony under sunny skies on Sunday as friends and family watch from the stands.
Nick Pursel carries his buddy Michael Radice after they received their diplomas at the Lawrence High School commencement ceremony in LHS’ athletic stadium on Sunday. More than 350 students graduated from Lawrence High this year.
Reed Hildenbrand displays his citizenship award Sunday during graduation.
Giving a gesture of thanks to students, David Platt is honored as best teacher during Lawrence High School’s commencement ceremony on Sunday at the LHS athletic stadium.
River Keo sports a feather on his cap next to his tassel for Lawrence High School’s commencement ceremony at the LHS athletic stadium. More than 350 Lawrence High graduates celebrated the end of high school on Sunday.
Holding a sign for her daughter, Julie Goulding watched daughter Grace Goulding graduate from LHS on Sunday.
Gustavo Arroyo helps his girlfriend and Lawrence High School graduate Marely Salazar Hernandez with her mortarboard while also managing a handful of balloons during graduation Sunday at the LHS stadium.
Gwendolyn Miller sheds tears of joy and pride Sunday soon after her son Colton Miller received his degree at the Baker University graduation.
LHS graduate Logan Smith shows off a marble he, and many other students, planned to give to the principal at graduation.
Baker School of Nursing graduate Lauren Jo Torrez reaches up to high-five a professor as undergraduates file through two lines of faculty on their way to commencement.
The decoration atop the cap of Chelsea Carnagie, Eudora, indicated she was one of 47 students graduating Sunday from the Baker University School of Nursing.
Baker University business professor Martha Harris carries the university’s mace Sunday as she leads the Kansas City St. Andrew Pipes and Drums, and Baker’s undergraduate class of 2012, on a procession through campus to commencement ceremonies at the George F. Collins Center.
Baldwin City Fire Department firefighter brings a painting out of the Lumberyard Arts Center in downtown Baldwin City after firefighters extinguished a fire in the unfinished rear section of the building.
A fire crew was on scene in Baldwin City early Sunday morning after a fire damaged the Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St.
An early morning fire damaged the north side of the Lumberyard Arts Center in Baldwin City, 718 High St., early Sunday morning.
William H. Douglas, Jr.
James Adelbert Bailey Jr.
Gerald “Link” Hughes
A digital camera’s sensor size can go a long way in determining image quality in a camera. This graphic illustrates common sizes The typical point-and-shoot digital camera has a 5.76 by 4.29 mm sensor. The outer frame, visible around each sensor box, shows the size of a 35mm “full-frame” 36 by 24 mm sensor.
Lilli M. Stires, of Eudora, celebrated her 10th birthday May 4. She requested no presents from her friends, instead asking for canned goods to donate to the Eudora Food Pantry. Heather Stires submitted the photo.