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Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy – Leading with Love

Members of the Celebration Committee for Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy’s Leading with Love event met recently at Lathrop GMP for a luncheon to kick off the inaugural event. Event Co-chair Mara Cohara was the host. Exciting plans are being made for the June 15th celebration, which will be held at Loews Kansas City Hotel. Founder and Board Chair Christine Kemper leads the event, with Debby Ballard, Tammy Edwards, Mara Cohara, Jeanette Prenger, and Laura Welch serving as the co-chairs. The event will celebrate the first four years of Our Town’s only single-gender, public charter school. It is led by a mission to prepare young women to use their voices, to succeed in college, and to lead impactful, meaningful lives. 

Celebration Committee Members: Tamara Campbell, Jenn Cantrell, Martha Salinas, Carissa Keen, Jennifer Carver, Co-chair Laura Welch, Susan Johnson, Co-chair Debby Ballard, Vanessa Vaughn West, Founder Christine Kemper, event chair and board chair; Chris Stibbs, Co-chair Tammy Edwards, Sandy Johnson, Co-chair Mara Cohara, host; Julie Martin, Ann Long, and Lesley Elwell

Featured in the March 4, 2023 issue of The Independent. 

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