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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Fall Breakfast

Dr. Mike Fulton, the new superintendent of the Shawnee Mission School District, delivered the “State of the District” address at the Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s annual Fall Breakfast, which was held on October 11th at the Overland Park Convention Center. More than 1,000 guests attended the event, which featured performances and recognition of student achievements, in addition to celebrating the Foundation’s support of arts, STEM and early childhood education programs.

Julie Kyle, Jennifer and Bryan Wampler and Brenda Cherpitel

 

(Front row) Nancy Alonzo, Ashley Castillo, Michelle Mendoza, Yairee Juarez, Connie Springfield, Cairo Araujo, and Ashley Villa (back row) Drake Ruiz, Ericka Marquez, Lisa Gruman, Jesis Castro, Anthony Springfield, Foundation board president; Dr. Mike Fulton, Shawnee Mission School District; Anthony Poncio, Ricardo Romo, Alexander Gonzalez, Esperanza Lopez, and Jan Lara (out of camera range) Paul Rodriguez

Also featured in the November 24, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Tim Pott

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