Mary Lou Humphrey, left, of P.E.O. Chapter GQ, greets Eunyoung Cho, recipient of an International Peace Scholarship given by the P.E.O. Sisterhood, a philanthropic organization that offers educational opportunities for women. Cho recently visited Lawrence's GQ chapter and described her course of study at Kansas University in organ performance and church music. Humphrey is chairwoman of the IPS committee.
Van Go Mobile Arts is the recipient of the White House Award for its after-school arts program. Those associated with the program visited the state Capitol and Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, center front, on March 3. Pictured are, from left, Lynne Green, Jim Lewis, Keiasia Harris, Valeria Boggs, Heather Hoy, Erin Koder, Michael Alexander, Laticha Bennett, Kandice Hall, Zayna Robles, Kirsten Brandon, Taiwo Hameed, Jessica Miller, Trevor Pickering, Lindsey Berig and Sen. Marci Francisco, D-Lawrence.
Cub Scout Pack 3072 Webelos received the Arrow of Light Award, Cub Scout's highest achievement, at the Blue and Gold Banquet on Feb. 19 at Free State High School. Webelos, from left, are Brian Morris, Sean Morris, Kyle Carpenter, Brandon Juracek, Sam Hearnen, Luke Peirce, Andrei Elliott, Kane Eggers, Terry Hines, Luke Lesslie and Reid Williams. In the back row are den leaders Jay Morris, left, and Jackie Counts.
Joan Sue Miller, left, community director of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, visits with Lawrence sculptor Mary Weisert after a dedication of Weisert's bronze statue "Magnificat." The statue was dedicated March 25 as part of a ceremony to expand the cemetery of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth.
Ginger Wehner, center, branch manager of KU Credit Union, receives the Luminary Award, given by the Lawrence Education Achievement Partners, on March 14 at the credit union. The award is given to two LEAP sponsors each year in recognition of their service. From left are Sue Morgan, Lawrence school board member; Laura Glass, of LRM Industries; Wehner; Karen Schuyler, of ICL Performance Products; and Sarah Klingele, LEAP director.
Mark Gonzales, center, community market president of Capital City Bank, 740 N.H. and 4000 W. Sixth St., is pictured with the winners of the bank's grand opening giveaway extravaganza. From left are the winners and the items that they won: Becky Combs, daughter of winner Clint Bostic, iPod; Gary Laster, laptop computer; Gonzales; Joan Knight, television; and Susan Haremza, Xbox. They were pictured Feb. 25 at the new location, 740 N.H.