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Overland Park native recognized for outstanding service in nationwide Celebrating People in Action initiative

By Alexis | Co-Editor

HandsOn Kansas State announces the four winners of the ninth annual Celebrating People in Action community service awards. Outstanding Student Volunteer is Emily Campbell, graduate student in Sociology at Kansas State University (Overland Park). Outstanding Student Organization is Wildcat Buddies. Outstanding Youth Volunteer is Mira Bhandari, a fifth grader at Bergmann Elementary school (Manhattan).... »

Baker Fulfills Lifelong Dream, Brings Down the House

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Dade Baker considers himself short in stature, but on Feb. 19 there was nobody bigger at Olathe North High School. Baker has a condition called Achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism. Baker, who has spent the last three years as a manager for the Olathe North boys basketball team, just thinks of himself as... »

Three Teachers Selected for Statewide Honors Programs

By Alexis | Co-Editor

"What you do as a teacher isn't just the academic part. There's the social and emotional part, their welfare," Ulmer said. "I think being a teacher gives me the opportunity to do all those things." »