Bertie Paige Glicksman, 10, fills in as a pigeon landing pad at Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy. Emily S. Glicksman, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Christopher Carter, 11, joins Kansas City Chiefs coach Herm Edwards at the Herm Edwards Youth Football Camp at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Christopher is the son of Ralph and Gina Sanchez, Lawrence. Gina Sanchez submitted the picture.
Taking a spin with the top down during the Yates Center Days celebration are, from left, Rick Phillips, Yates Center, Susie Davis, Lawrence, Wanda Phillips, Yates Center, and Pam Stillwell, Augusta. Neal Eller, Lawrence, is in the background. Becky Eller, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Alexandra Decker, 4, left, Grace Raney, 7, Big Jay and Isabella Decker, 6, attend the Kansas University spring football game. Veronica Decker, Emporia, submitted the picture.
Members of the Baldwin High School Class of 1957 get together for their 50th class reunion. In the back row, from left, are Bud Spear, Janet Payne, Joyce Castle, Kathleen Thomas, Linda Tucker, Kent Kalb and Ed Schwalm. In the front row are Doris Everhart, Carol Lee Koch, Meredith Hann, Kathy Faulkner, Judy Anderson and Vernon Danley. Meredith J. Hann, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Jacob Boydston, 3, admires his new butterfly plants purchased at the Monarch Watch Plant Sale complete with a monarch caterpillar. He is the son of Brad and Julie Boydston and the grandson of Kay Boydston, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Emily, 4, and Natalie Schardt, 2, dress up as a ladybug and bunny for their grandmother, Wilma Hall, Lawrence. They are the daughters of Tom and Sheryl Schardt, Lake Forrest, Calif., and also the granddaughters of Tom and Lois Schardt, Westminster, Calif. Wilma Hall submitted the picture.
Ethan Pauley, 14, Vale, S.D., gets a big thrill out of visiting Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence. He is the son of Greg and Amy Pauley, Vale, S.D., and the grandson of Harry and Marry Lou Hughes, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
The Lawrence Lightning places second at the 13U Sports America Tournament at the Frank White Sports Complex in Lee's Summit, Mo. In the back row, from left, are coaches Tom Leggins, James Solko and Steve Leary. In the second row are Manny Romero, Levi Baker, Cameron Solko, Devin Garcia, Reece Conklin and Trent Johnson. In the front row are Tyler Johnson, Pace Leggins, Matt Grom, Tim Turner and Ryan Leary.
Lucy, 9, explores the Battle of Black Jack area last fall. She is the daughter of Lynn Potter, Gearhart, Ore., and the granddaughter of Oke and Pat Potter, Baldwin City, who submitted the picture.
Isaac Hartz-Jensen, 2, helps clean up the lawn for spring. He is the son of Emily Hartz and David Jensen, Lawrence. Emily Hartz submitted the picture.
Cailey Occhipinto, 7, from left, Julia Larkin, 6, and Rylie Occhipinto, 7, share a group hug. Cailey and Rylie are the daughters of Brian and Kathy Occhipinto, and Julia is the daughter of Randy and Gayle Larkin. Gayle Larkin submitted the picture.
The Wedermyer family stands before the Kenai Peninsula Mountains in Anchorage, Alaska. From left are Judy Wedermyer, Eric Wedermyer, Anchorage, and his daughter Madison Mae Wedermyer, 4 months, and Mel Wedermyer. Mel and Judy, Lawrence, are Madison's grandparents. Mel Wedermyer submitted the picture.
Gary "Grease" Petterson sits in the cockpit of a restored B-57 Canbarra. The plane is to be displayed at the Kansas Air National Guard Museum. Petterson flew back seat in this plane in the early 1970s. Debbie Rogers, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Peter Eigen spoke at the 2007 Walter S. Sutton Lecture Series sponsored by the Kansas University School of Business and KU International Center for Ethics in Business. Eigen is the founder of Transparency International. From left are Tod Sutton, Sidney Sutton, Betsey Sutton, Douglas May, Eigen, Blair Sutton and Richard DeGeorge. Justin Lueger submitted the picture.
Bethany Athena Cobbs, a freshman at West Junior High School, is crowned Miss Pre-Teen Queen at the Sunburst Beauty Pageant state finals in May at the Marriott Hotel in Overland Park. She is the daughter of Thomas G. Sr. and Janis Grubbs Cobbs, Lawrence. Janis Cobbs submitted the picture.
Gavin, 8, left, Cole, 10, and Preston Greenwood, 5, display a large frog they found in May. They are the sons of Tim and Kellie Greenwood and the grandsons of Richard and Betty Farran, all of Lawrence.
Thelma Simons, left, receives an honorable mention from Hobart Jackson, judge in the Celebrating Age photography contest sponsored by Douglas County Senior Services. Simons' photo, titled "A Walter Mitty Moment," is of her husband, Bill, and will be on display at the Senior Center through August.
Diane Mackey, left, Olathe, Leanne Miller, Lawrence, Valerie Zimmerman, Kansas City, Kan., and Marilyn Stockman, Parkville, Mo., receive their master's degrees from the University of Phoenix in June at the Overland Park Convention Center.
Coy Leming tries on a Tony Stewart hat he received for his ninth birthday in May of 2007. He is the son of Michael and Jenny Leming, Lawrence, and the grandson of Diana Leming, Lecompton, who submitted the picture.
Edward Reid displays a 9-pound, 27-inch walleye he caught at Clinton Lake. Cathy L. Reid, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Nate Fogo's family makes him a special snake cake for his sixth birthday. From left are, Luke, 8, Drew, 20, Nate, 6, Veronica, 3, and Josie Fogo, 10. They are the children of Dan and Susan Fogo, Lakewood, Colo., and grandchildren of George "Bob" and Donna Krische, Lawrence, and Betty Fogo, Topeka. Donna Krische submitted the picture.
Mike Amyx, left, Midlothian, Va., and his grandson, Julian, 7, Richmond, Va., attend Bill Self's two-day basketball camp and visit Mike's mother, Alice Amyx, Lawrence. Mike and Julian are sitting in front of the locker of Julian's favorite player, Sherron Collins.
Aiden Betzer, 4, weighs his first catch, a 2-pound, 15 1/2-inch bass caught in Lake Elizabeth near his home in Lancaster, Calif. He is the great-grandson of John and Jane Golden and Orvel and Nadine Criqui, all of Lawrence.
Carmen Starks-Cowper, 11, receives the B.U.G. Award, for bringing up grades, at the 6th grade graduation at Pinckney Elementary School in Lawrence.
Matt Avila, left, receives second place in the Celebrating Age photography contest from Hobart Jackson, event judge. The contest was sponsored by Douglas County Senior Services.
Derek Rogers, left, receives a pair of sterling silver wings from his mother, Carolyn Rogers, and daughter, Piper Rogers, upon his promotion to the rank of colonel.
Nancy Bryant Davis, Lawrence, returned to the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C., for her 55th reunion. From left are Faustina Cummings Mahaffey and June Roberts, both of Charleston, S.C., Barbara Marino Weaver, Mount Pleasant, S.C., Nancy Davis, Lawrence, and Betty Craven Kelchner, Bluffton, S.C.