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Spotlight on Centurions – Demetrius Peterson

Demetrius Peterson is an attorney at Husch Blackwell, where he conducts investigations for schools on alleged violations of the institution’s policies and federal civil rights law, including sexual misconduct, racial discrimination, and harassment. He has very much enjoyed his time so far with Centurions, where he serves as the steering committee chairman. Demetrius earned a journalism degree and a law degree from The University of Kansas. He has volunteered with The University of Kansas Law School, assisting with the Dean’s Diversity Advisory Council. Demetrius and his wife, Jessica, have a daughter, Penny.

Also featured in the December 12, 2020 issue of The Independent

Features

Service and Soul: Dogs

“I have found that when you are deeply troubled, there are things you get from the silent devoted companionship of a dog that you can get from no other source.”…

In the Spotlight – The University Academy Foundation

The University Academy Foundation, (formerly known as Friends of University Academy), is hosting its 2021 Spring Event on June 3rd at the UA Stadium. The plans call for family-friendly fun,…

Cheers to Volunteers! – Kathy and Gary Bussing

Kathy and Gary Bussing make a fantastic philanthropic couple, and Jackson County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is very grateful to them for their time and talent. These longtime supporters…

Cheers to Volunteers! – Molly Krause

Molly Krause works as a tax manager for CBIZ. In her free time, Molly is a dedicated volunteer at Junior Achievement. She serves as a Future Women’s Leadership Forum mentor…