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Shawnee Mission Education Foundation – Fall Breakfast

Shawnee Mission Education Foundation’s 25th annual Fall Breakfast was held on October 10th at the Overland Park Convention Center. More than 1,000 guests attended the event that featured the State of District address by Interim Superintendent Dr. Kenny Southwick, along with student achievements and performances. The crowd celebrated the Foundation’s support of Arts, STEM and Early Childhood Education programs in the Shawnee Mission School District.

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Anthony Springfield, Shawnee Mission Education Foundation board president; and Dan Schipfer

 

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Shawnee Mission North Strolling Strings Members: McKinley Callin, Guinevere Sparks, Matthew Needham, Michael Rivera, and Divya Hegde

 

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Michael Kautz, Duane Cash, Krystal Gantz Fensky, Megan Eisenhauer, Sydney Hall, and Mike Brown

 

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Interim Superintendent Dr. Kenny Southwick, Shawnee Mission School District; with Teya Pak and Mary Riley

 

Additional photos featured in the November 25, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Don Ipock

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