John Nalbandian, left, Lawrence, and Ray Hummert prepare for the 500-mile Bike Across Kansas. Nalbandian submitted the picture.
Laura Chichester celebrates her 100th birthday in Davenport, Wash. From left are Patty Chichester, Wichita; Megan Chichester, Lawrence; Laura Chichester, Harrington, Wash.; Tom Chichester, Lawrence; and Ron Chichester, Wichita. Laura is Tom’s paternal grandmother. Megan submitted the picture.
Thousands attended the Lawrence Humane Society’s annual garage sale recently, and more than $7,000 was raised.
Luke Peirce, left, and Reid Williams, both 15, are pictured after shaving their heads while sailing on the Boy Scouts’ Florida Sea Base Coral Reef Adventure.
Back, from left, are Danielle King, Susan Hornberger, Stephanie Ward, Stephanie Rodman and Denni Barnes from Great Clips on Sixth Street. Store workers want to thank the people of Lawrence for a great year and recent successful haircut sale. Front, from left, are Kelly Sutton, Chrissy Imminschu and Debi Reed, also from Great Clips.
Bishop Seabury Academy students organize in the long hallways of Seabury, anticipating the commencement exercise in May.
Hannah Smith, center, 13, was recognized as a Bevan Scholar recently at the Kansas Recognition Ceremony at the Lied Center. Her mother, Rachel Smith, left, and her grandfather, Bob Severance, Beloit, attended the ceremony. Rachel, of Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Bradley Schick graduates from Lutheran High Northeast in Norfolk, Neb. He is the son of Larry and Kathy Schick, Battle Creek, Neb., and the grandson of Don and Marjorie Ann Schick, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
The 16U Lawrence Hummers show off the third place trophy the team won in the recent Topeka Capital City Showdown fastpitch softball tournament. Chris Eagle, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Bishop Seabury Academy Students get doused at Great Wolfe Lodge during the annual Headmaster’s Holiday. Margie Lawrence, from the school, submitted the picture.
Back row, from left, are Marcus and Brian Murphy; Verner Newman III, in the red shirt; and Ryan Murphy; and front, from left, are Victoria, 9, and Elizabeth Newman, 5. The group gathered to celebrate Verner’s 80th birthday at his daughter Rebecca Murphy’s home in Lawrence. All of those pictured with Verner are his grandchildren. Verner submitted the picture.
Roland Unruh, 72, receives an autograph on his bald head from Danielle McCray, Kansas University women’s basketball player. Jo Unruh, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Ham radio operator Robbie Kieffer, N0REK, in the yellow hat, supports the Ironman 70.3 triathlon command center. Members of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service, or ARES, provided critical support as ham radio operators for command office, aid stations, road assistance and Emergency Medical Services personnel.
From left, Professor Michael Vitevitch, Melissa K. Stamer, Ph.D., and Professor Manuela Gonzalez-Bueno attend the Ph.D. hooding ceremony at the Lied Center.
The KVSA U10 Division 2 runner-up soccer team from Lawrence (better known as the “Dynamite”) is pictured. Coach Robert Beeley, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
From left, Taylor Easum and Allison Potter, cousins from Perry, both 17, show off a plaque following the Perry-Lecompton regional softball game. Taylor is the daughter of Amy Easum and Andy Easum. Allison is the daughter of Kelly and Stacy Potter, Perry, who submitted the picture.
Local Kansas-Paraguay Partners members welcome Alberto Granada on a recent visit from Paraguay. Front, from left, are Mary Miller, Alberto Granada, and Marianna Beach; middle row, Nan and Dave Wilson; and back, Edith Black and Charlie Stanisfer. John Poertner, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Don Cackler inspects the “touchable” exhibit of the SuperCroc’s skull at the Sternberg Museum in Hays during a recent road trip. The actual skull excavated from the Sahara is also on display. The SuperCroc was large enough to eat Don and six other people for dinner.
From left, Tom Brady, Tami Clark and Chip Blaser attend the third annual community breakfast to honor older Americans. The breakfast is hosted by Trinity In-Home Care.
Carol Kaufman, Hutchinson, and Sandra Wiechert, Lawrence, rest while hiking the Grandview Trail into the Grand Canyon. The two were with eight others from around the country with two instructors from the Grand Canyon Field Institute in a class, “6 Days, 5 Trails: An Historical Overview.”
Pictured are 14 of the 20 area high school juniors selected to attend the 2010 sessions of Boys’ State and Cadet Law. The first of these programs provides leadership and citizenship training to young men participating in a model state government. The Cadet Law Academy gives participants the opportunity to learn about law enforcement.
Elden Tefft, Kansas University professor emeritus of art, positions his hands like those of his sculpture, “Moses,” for his son Kim Tefft, left, and members of the University Women’s Club history group. The group completed its seventh annual series this spring hearing Professor Tefft describe his sculptures at KU. Sandra Wiechert, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Jean Ann Pike, second from left, accepts a donation on behalf of the Social Service League from Cans for the Community members Will Lunn, Linda Klinker and Wendell McGaugh. Kendra Davis, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
From left, Forrest Swall, Margo Gordon and Kelly Evans attend the third annual community breakfast to honor older Americans. Gordon was honored with the Inspirata award for inspiring others with her community involvement and dedication. The breakfast is hosted by Trinity In-Home Care. Kayleigh Nichols, from the agency’s public relations, submitted the picture.
From left are friends Terry Tuckwin, Anna Rodriquez, Raquel Rodriquez and Joe Rodriquez following Raquel’s graduation ceremony May 23 at Lawrence High School at the football stadium. Tuckwin is holding a baby’s T-shirt she presented to Raquel shortly after her birth on Nov. 17, 1991, as shown in this Nov. 20, 1991, edition of the Lawrence Journal-World when she was a kindergarten teacher at Woodlawn School. The T-shirt, which says “Class of 2010” and features the Lawrence Public Schools logo, was given to all babies born at Lawrence Memorial Hospital during that week as a part of American Education Week.
Four generations are pictured, from left, Aaron Shockley, Eudora, holding his daughter Jaclyn Shockley, 6 days; Jaclyn’s grandfather, Randy Shockley, Eudora; and her great-grandfather, Johnson Shockley, Lawrence. Her great-grandmother, Nancy Shockley, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Kendall Scott Feurt, 3, left, holds her sister, Jace Elizabeth Feurt, 1 day old. They are the children of Jeremiah Feurt, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Madisen Barrett celebrates her 12th birthday with friends at the downtown Wa restaurant. From left is Chance Barrett, 8; Kathryn Stanwix, 12; Emily Byers, 12; Tiara Barrett, 16; Maddy Dehtloff, 12; Madisen Barrett; and Chelsea Keilman, 14. Bradley Barrett, Lawrence, submitted the picture.