Patrick Vincent, a printmaker and a current artist in residence at the Lawrence Arts Center, reviews a print by one of his students, JoAnna Writt, of Lawrence, during his class Tuesday.
Ceramist Monika Laskowska passes a sample of clay around to students in her class Tuesday at the arts center. At right is her student and Lawrence resident Jean Burgess.
Shawnee Mission East defender Jack Shook, right, grabs a handful of Free State junior midfielder AJ Ware's jersey while the two struggle for possession during the first half of Free State's soccer match against Shawnee Mission East, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 at FSHS.
Free State senior forward Caleb Francis (13) tries to hold off Shawnee Mission East defender Jack Sernett as the two struggle to gain control of the ball during the first half of Free State's soccer match against Shawnee Mission East, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 at FSHS.
Free State senior goalkeeper Luke Leslie makes a diving save during the first half of the Firebirds’ soccer match against Shawnee Mission East, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at FSHS.
Seabury senior Courtney Hoag edges the ball over the net on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan stands outside Monroe School in Topeka, Kan. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Duncan said Tuesday the nation must work to close what he calls an "opportunity gap" among students if children are going to reach their potential, adding that states have to see education as an investment, not just a line on a budget sheet.
Seabury freshman Noelle Walker keeps her eyes on the ball against Barstow on Tuesday Sept 18, 2012.
Seabury freshman Ellen Almanza sets for a return against Barstow on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
Seabury freshman Ellen Almanza makes a return against Barstow on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
Seabury senior Courtney Hoag eyes a return against Barstow on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
Bishop Seabury freshman Meghan McClorey sets up for a return against Barstow on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks Tuesday at the Brown v. Board National Historic Site.
Dr. Stephan Pro, an orthopoedic surgeon, reviews X-rays with Kansas University soccer player Cassie Dickerson, who is in the process of healing from a broken collarbone, during a visit on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at OrthoKansas in Lawrence.
Greg Shipe, owner of Eudora’s Davenport Orchard, Vineyard and Winery, which grows nearly all its grapes on site, said a new law shrinking the percentage of Kansas grapes that Kansas wineries must use in their products could threaten the region's unique wine identity.
A new state law lowered the percentage of Kansas-grown grapes the state's wineries must use in their products, a provision some Kansas winemakers supported and others fought. While the law makes it easier to bottle and sell wine, some vintners say it may water down the state's flavor.
Lawrence High midfielder Ian Gabel gets up for a header against Olathe Northwest defender Michael Latham during the first half on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 at Lawrence High School.
Lawrence High midfielder Justin Riley pushes the ball up the field past Olathe Northwest midfielder Brian Ness during the first half on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 at Lawrence High School.
Andrew Turzilli stands in line for drills with the rest of the Kansas receivers during practice on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Turzilli has worked his way into the starting lineup after proving himself with several big receptions against TCU.
Kansas running back James Sims smiles as he stretches with his teammates during practice on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Sims is expected to return against Northern Illinois after serving a three-game suspension.
Dale E. McAllister
A Valor Public Safety Award Scholarship is presented to Clark Rials Jr., center, whose father Sgt. Clark Rials of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, second from right, was a 2011 Valor Awards honoree. Presenting the scholarship are, from left, John Ross, chairman of the Lawrence Chamber board of directors; Harry Herington, CEO of NIC Inc., the signature sponsor and co-founder of the Valor Public Safety Awards Program; and Greg Williams, president and CEO of the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce. The Valor Awards honor the community’s first responders and the commitment of their families.