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Operation Breakthrough – Bryan Melland

Eagle Scout Bryan Melland enjoyed building two composting bins together with his Eagle Scout team for the outdoor education lab for the children of Operation Breakthrough. Also featured in the September 1st issue of The Independent  

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The Barstow School – Congressional Gold Award

Four students from The Barstow School recently received a Congressional Gold Award in Washington, D.C. The students were recognized for setting and achieving specific goals in voluntary public service, personal development, physical fitness, and completing an expedition/exploration. Congratulations on this special achievement! Also featured in the September 1st issue of The Independent  

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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Dietrich!

Reverend and Mrs. Dwight Tawney announce the marriage of  Laura Leigh Wilkerson and Adam Christopher Dietrich, who were married May 19th at Village Presbyterian Church. The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Dwight Tawney of Leawood and the late Mr. William Ralph Wilkerson III. Laura is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Dean […]

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Congratulations, Maigan and Hayes!

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Kenneth Shanks of Delano, Tennessee, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Maigan Kathleen Shanks, to Hayes Edward Thompson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Webster Townley Thompson of Mission Hills, Kansas. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Albert William Watkins and the late Mr. Watkins, and Mrs. […]

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Congratulations, Christine and George!

Dr. Mary Martin Henry and Dr. Clarke Latta Henry, Jr., of Mission Hills are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christine Martin Henry, to George Christian Vetter, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Vetter of Shawnee. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Leo Martin of Palo Alto, California, […]

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Off to College – Class of 2012

Join us in our proud send-off to the Class of 2012. We wish the best to these amazing students as they start their exciting journeys around the country this fall. Also featured in the August 4th issue of The Independent  

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Vacation Vignette

(Front row) Michaela Henne, Ryan Henne, David Cunningham, Kurt Wiedeman, Kathleen Wiedeman, Hannah Tutera, and Joseph Tutera (middle row) Joe Tutera, Joe Paris, Marian Tutera, Raleigh Lang, Aaron Lang, Anthony Mendolia, Cirese Mendolia, Lucille Tutera, Peaches Cunningham, John David Cunningham, Pauline Henne, Lindley Round, and Rose Hutchison (back row) Clara Paris, Dominic Tutera, Anthony Mendolia, […]

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