Members of Lawrence High School pom squad and Marching Lions drumline trade places at the Nov. 23 Winter Sports Pack the House event. Taking over the drums in the back row are, from left, Kaylee Wiggins, Sarah King, Meghan McBride, Hannah Stevens, Meredith Burke, Haley Fischer, Emily Donnell, Libby Allen and Bailey Bussinger. Picking up the pom duties are, fourth row, from left, Ryan Marienau and Stephen Bell; third row, Zach Andregg, Willie Johnson, Rachel Kelly and Ellen Kyriakos; second row, Jonathan Gabler, Bailey Frei and Alex Henriquez; and front row, Addison Frei and Evan Georgie. Cash donations from the event were also collected to be used for the Spirit Squad’s Adopted Family for the Holidays.
Performing a disco routine at the Nov. 23 Winter Sports Pack the House event are members of Lawrence High School boys varsity and junior varsity basketball team. In disguise, from left, are Collin Belcher, Anthony Buffalomeat, Taylor Coleman, Drake DeBiasse, Trent Edwards, Lamonte Ephraim, Logan Henrichs, Jake Johnson, Ross Johnson, Michael McCabe, Steven Melton, Matt Montes de Oca, K.J. Pritchard, Marcus Ray, Evan Robinson, Joseph Springer, Tyler Sundown, Jacob Vinoverski, Garrett Wagner and Troy Willoughby.
Playing “Musical Chairs” at Lawrence High School’s 15th Annual Winter Sports Pack the House event are members of the varsity and junior varsity Lady Lion basketball teams. Standing in front are, from left, Shelby Miller, Kelsey Kilburn, Kelsey Broadwell, Taylor Covert, Briannia Anglin, Rachel Kelly, Natalie Wilkins and Jasmyn Turner. Players still vying for a seat in the background are Kristen Bell, Tamiya Green, Christina Haswood, Landri James, Sami Johnson, April Miller, Cassie Potter, Abbie Ramos, Brittany Ray, Krista Seaman and Jordyn Tolefree. Canned goods and other items were collected at the Nov. 23 and donated to the ECKAN Food Pantry.
Kansas University professor Anita Herzfeld and students from her Latin American Studies classes attended the Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca concert Nov. 14 at the Lied Center. Back row, from left, are professor Herzfeld, Leslie Helmick, Evan Rodgers, Elizabeth Cristiano, Tarin Clay and Bryan Medina; front row, from left, Rachel Sanner, Ricky Younger, Jeff White and Ashley Jeffrey.
Kansas University students attended the Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca concert Nov. 14 at the Lied Center to see one aspect of the influence of Spain on Latin America. The students are in KU professor Anita Herzfeld’s Latin American Studies 332 and 335. From left are, Jena Hartman, Roger Struble, Abe Bailin, Mariana Nieto and Leslie Helmick.
High School concerto/aria soloists performed for Lawrence Music Club on Nov. 12 at the home of Judy Chadwick. From left are Ji-Yeon Lee, violin, Lawrence High School; Addison Frei, piano, LHS; Adriane Dick, flute, Free State High School; Nicole Burkhart, voice, LHS; Emily Paulsen, flute, FSHS; Peter Lesslie, cello, FSHS; and Jenny Loewen, violin, FSHS. Also performing, but not pictured, were Brittany Limones, violin, LHS; and Liesel Reussner, oboe, FSHS.
John Duggan, operations/processing manager of Alex R. Masson, Inc. of Linwood, led a tour of 26 members of the New Generation Society of Lawrence on Nov. 17. The club members saw five acres of flowers.
Top fundraisers in the Junior Achievement Bowlathon were recognized at the Nov. 5 JA board meeting at Lawrence Country Club. From left are Annelee Marsh of Kmart Distribution Center, Lawrence JA board president Jeff Novorr, Paula Commons of ICL Performance Products and Betsy Kohl of The McFadden Group.
Virginia Lee Williams White, third from left, entertained friends on Nov. 3 at her home with bridge and dessert. From left are, Virginia Lee Williams, Virginia Ann Williams, White and Virginia May Kurata. Virginia Lee Williams taught second grade, and Virginia Ann Williams taught first grade, both at Deerfield School; and White taught school in Horton. The ladies, who all reside in Lawrence, have been friends and played bridge together over the years.