Amanda Wudarczyk and Brett Simms attending Lawrence High School's prom Saturday April 27th 2006.
Members of the 2005-2006 Kansas University Debate Team display a few of the many awards that they racked up this year at competitions. The KU team finished the season ranked first nationally for the points earned in competitions. Pictured in the KU debate room in Bailey Hall are, from left, Joel Kasten, Wichita freshman; Jan Harden, assistant coach; Brett Bicker, Wichita sophomore; Sarah Topp, assistant coach; Ronnie Press, Wichita freshman; Andrew Jennings, Silver Lake sophomore; Matt Cormack, Lincoln, Neb., senior; Scott Harris, head coach; Jon Wright, Topeka junior; and Mark Schaukowitch, Overland Park freshman.
Kathleen McCluskey-Fawcett, Kansas University senior vice provost, center, presents University Women's Club scholarship recipients with their awards at a luncheon April 6. The scholarships were established in 1915 and are the oldest continuing scholarships at KU. The recipients, from left, are Monique Fees, Kayce Seidl, Cayla Witty, Brittany Bradley, Shannon Portillo and Laura Burrows. Suzanne Collins submitted the picture.
Members of the Kansas University School of Business host Jack Kemp, center, former HUD secretary, U.S. representative and former presidential running mate of Bob Dole, at the annual Vickers Lecture. The members, from left, are Janet Lukehart, Justin Lueger, Toni Dixon and Bill Fuerst, dean of the School of Business. Toni Dixon submitted the picture.
Allyson Prue, 15, enjoys the view from atop the Eiffel Tower in Paris while visiting her sister, Melynda Behrens, in the summer of 2005. Allyson is the daughter of Kim and Steve Prue, Lawrence. Steve Prue submitted the picture.
Mission Valley Pony Club members meet Karen O'Connor, Olympic three-day event and top U.S. woman rider, center, at the Pony Club National Convention at Crown Center on Jan. 19. The members, from left, are Katie Martin, 13, Katie Krska, 12, Marissa Baskin, 15, Laura Krska, 10, Morgan Grissum, 18, Maddie Wolfe, 12, and Claire Krska, 14. The club members are from Olathe except Morgan, who is from Baldwin. Kathleen L. Grissum submitted the picture.
Rodger Johnson, longtime Lawrence resident, greets his great-granddaughter, Alora Lee, 1, on Christmas Day in Lawrence. She is the daughter of Scott and Rebecca Lee, Rifle, Colo. Khristine Lee, AloraÃs grandmother, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Jackie Garcia, 12, fields a fly ball last summer at the Field of Dreams in Dyersville, Iowa. Vincent Garcia, Jackie's father, submitted the picture.
Anna Katherine Marquette, 2, and Cooper Marquette, 6 months, enjoy Christmas Eve of 2005 with their grandparents, Monte and Joy Clumsky, Lawrence. They are also the grandchildren of Jerry and Patty Marquette, Coffeyville, and the children of Jay and Monique Marquette, Overland Park. Joy Clumsky submitted the picture.
Noah loves Grandma's jelly sandwiches. Fouryear-old son of Larry and Lori Stussie of Lawrence.
Kayla Frost, 18, Free State graduate and current Hofstra University student recently visited the Magnolia Bakery (of SNL fame) in New York City.
Cousins Hannah Vaughn, Victor Shenouda, Jacob Shenouda, Sean Larson, Madison Vaughn, and Brady Edmonds pose for a picture after an Easter egg hunt. Hannah and Madison are the daughters of David and Laura Vaughn, Victor and Jacob are the sons of Peter and Deana Shenouda, Sean is the son of Jeff and Marcia Larson, and Brady is the son of Mark and Charly Edmonds.
From left, Molly Ryan, Bailey Harrell, Kylie Dever, Rylee Fuerst and Chelsea Casay take a break at the Spangles restaurant in Topeka as they wait for the Under 11 Competitive Girls B Division game in the Governor's Cup Tournament, which was May 6 and 7. The girls, all fifth-graders, play for the Kansas Soccer Academy Enforcers and came in second in the tournament. Colleen Harrell, Bailey's mother, submitted the picture.
Elena Fe Mathis, 9 months, considers her future basketball career. She is the daughter of Marilu Hastings Mathis, Conroy, Texas, and the granddaughter of Charlene Mathis, Derby. She is also the grandniece of Rose Schmidt, Lawrence, who submitted the picture.
Heath William Jon Turner, 6 months, gets annoyed with having his picture taken. Heath is the son of Jeremy and Kim Turner, of Topeka, and the grandson of Jon and Vickie Woodward, Lawrence.
Amanda Pierce, Free State High School senior, receives the College Board's 2006 National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar Award and a third Free State High School Principal's Mark of Excellence Award. She plans to attend Kansas University in the fall. Amanda is the daughter of Kerry and Mary Lou Pierce, Lawrence, and the granddaughter of Frank and Lazara Romero, Lawrence. Mary Lou Pierce submitted the picture.
Aaron Ringel, a 2005 graduate of Kansas University, completes a 13-week internship in the Washington, D.C., office of Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan. He is the son of Stephen and Susan Ringel. Molly Mueller, intern coordinator, submitted the picture.
Cousins Macy McDonald, 10 months, left, and Kaylee Altman, 6 months, spend their first Easter together. Macy is the daughter of Summer and Rob McDonald, Derby, and the granddaughter of April and Mitch Ayers, Derby, and Karen and Jerry McDonald, Mulvane. She is the great-granddaughter of Annetta Robinson and Marylee McDonald, both of Mulvane. Kaylee is the daughter of Will and Amber Altman, Mount Hope, and the granddaughter of Debby Kay and Bill Altman, Tonganoxie, and Sharon and Jerry Hoehisel, Andale, She is the great-granddaughter of Nella and Wally Altman, Clearwater, Donna and Bernard Schmitz, Andale, and MaryAnn Hoehisel, Garden Plain. They are both great-granddaughters of Roy and Marlene Harris, Derby, and great-great-granddaughters of Moscelene Farney, Wichita. Debby Altman, Tonganoxie, submitted the picture.
Cora Leadbetter, 3, uses her dog as a step stool. She is the granddaughter of Don and Nancy Leadbetter, Ottawa.
Four generations of Alberts get together. From left are Howard Albert, Dean Albert holding his great-grandson, Calvin Ellis Albert, and Stewart Dean Albert. Sarah Albert, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Caleb Chrislip, 1, appears bored with being a baby. He is the son of Abram and Sarah Chrislip, Eudora, and has a twin brother named Simeon. Diane Chrislip, Eudora, submitted the picture.
Brett Simms and Amanda Wudarczyk attend the Lawrence High School prom on April 29. Ashley Wehr, Wellsville, submitted the picture.
Ava Braelyn Czerniak, 5 months, shows off her Easter dress. She is the daughter of Jason and Mandy Czerniak, Lawrence. Mandy Czerniak submitted the picture.
Marsha, left, and Roy Henry share their love of the outdoors and nature at Henrys' Plant Farm west of Lawrence. A team of white Percheron horses pulled several wagonloads of people around the farm to view the scenery. Bryce Schumann submitted the picture.
Keith Whealey, left, Gary Tebor, Kent Smalter and Robert "Whipp" Finneran enjoy an opening day tradition at Royals Stadium. P.J. Karlin, who was present but not pictured, submitted the picture.
Curt Wright, left, visited with Bobby Rahal, 1986 winner of the Indianapolis 500, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Garage on Practice Day. Rahal is co-owner, along with David Letterman, of Rahal Letterman Racing. Geneva Yazzie, Overbrook, submitted the picture.
Isaure Ora Deroulette, 8, does her best Elvis impression. Alain Deroulette, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Alexander Miller, 6, Ben Miller, 4, and Jackson Berland, 5, make a giant mudball in the Millers' backyard. Alexander and Ben are the sons of Quinn and Traci Miller, Lawrence, and Jackson is the son of Russ and Denise Berland, Lawrence. Denise Berland submitted the picture.
Mary Green, front row center, celebrates Easter with some of her grandchildren. Kathy Green, Perry, submitted the picture. Got
Heath William Jon Turner, 6 months, grows tired of having his picture taken. He is the son of Jeremy and Kim Turner, Topeka, and the grandson of Jon and Vickie Woodward, Lawrence. Ashley Woodward, Heath's aunt, submitted the picture.
Gerrit Dangermond, age 16 months, enjoys a romp in his backyard.
My daughter Audrey Rice at 9 months old.
Daddy Mac Wisler (30) lets Ada Wisler (1) reach for cupcakes on her 1st Birthday.
Julie Urban and Nash Dash team members, Barry and Megan Watts, Brandon Urban, Ben Urban (age 5), Lindsey Vail, Lisa Walters, Rich and Wendy Sgarlat, and Grace Urban (age 2) won first place for fundraising during the Nash Dash run/walk on May 13th. Ben celebrated his 5th birthday that Saturday.
Eli Jost, 8, enjoys a ride home on a chair that he discovered in a creek by the Fitch Reserve where someone had dumped it. His dad, Jerry Jost, 51, pulled the chair out with his tractor to clean up the creek. They plan to take it to the landfill. Eli's mom, Deborah Altus, submitted the photo.
Scott Bregman posed with former teammates from the Lawrence Gymnastics Academy (known to his current teammates as "Scott's Giggle Gang") after competing for the University of Michigan in the 2006 NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships in Norman, OK. From left to right: Genny Salvatore, Laura Devlin, April Miller, Scott Bregman, Ashley Sakumura and Jen Hornbaker.
Trinity, 21 mos, heists his dad's paper.
KU Athletic Director, Lew Perkins, parents and friends from Haskell's Little Nations Academic Center pose for a picture before tipoff.
Visiting the Veterans Wall of Honor over spring break in Bella Vista, Arkansas, Abbey Casady, Kylie Dever, Kelsey Bowers and McKenzie Dever.
Oh yeah! Enjoying a very warm day in May, Rebekah Manweiler, age 10, was celebrating the day on her swingset as the lawn was receiving water from the sprinkler system. Rebekah is the daughter of Jerry and Julie Manweiler, West Lawrence.
Jake Licktig, Shalley Gasper, Margaret Hawkins and Judy Bellome enjoy the music at the May 12th benefit concert at Stu's Midtown Tavern for Hospice Care in Douglas County.
Tom Finch displays a 51-pound Blue Catfish he caught in the Kansas River on May 2, 2006. Jessica Greer, Tom's fiance, Lawrence, submitted the picture.
Gerrit Dangermond, 16 months, enjoys a romp in his backyard. He is the son of Tom Dangermond and Sam Christy-Dangermond. Sam Christy-Dangermond submitted the picture.
Mac Wisler lets his daughter Ada reach for cupcakes on her first birthday. Tess Wisler, Ada's aunt, submitted the picture.
Halie Rachelle Gray, a fourth-grader at Eugene Ware Elementary School in Kansas City, Kan., receives a bike from Dr. Daniel Ranjbar, Lawrence, district chairman for the Kansas Dental Assn. Halie was the district winner of the annual drawing contest for National Children's Dental Health Month. Ranjbar Orthodontics submitted the picture.