KCK students receive art scholarships

More than a dozen talented high school students from the Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools have earned an art scholarship.

The scholarships came from Kansas City Kansas Community College and were based on artwork portfolios submitted by each student, according to a district spokesman.

Students earned $1,500 and $500 scholarships.

The award winners included:

$1,500 award winners:
Sarah Thornson – Washington;
Silus Alegria – Wyandotte;
Zamayra Massey – Schlagle;
Dorcus Nyncirabonn – Schlagle.

$500 award winners:

Sharon Salvy – Schlagle;
Lee Lor – Sumner;
Mellisa Herrera – Wyandotte;
Julia Kruger – Sumner;
Violeta Reyes Ortega – Harmon;
Kaitlyn M. – Schlagle;
Isabel Ambriz-Fernandez – Harmon;
Olivia Coleman – Harmon;
Alejandro Castaneda – Wyandotte.

  • Information from Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools

Holiday carol sing-along to be Saturday at Alcott Arts

Alcott Arts Center, 180 S. 18th, Kansas City, Kansas, is planning a holiday carol sing-along from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.

Hot chocolate and refreshments will be shared, according to Chris Parker Green of the Alcott Center.

The music will get people in the holiday spirit, she said.

Everyone attending should dress warmly, since there is no heat in the building, she added.

Some gifts will be available to purchase from local artists and students for cash only.

The Alcott is not ADA accessible and the restrooms will not be available.

For more information, call 913-233-2787.

Music from the Bonner Springs Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candy Cane Christmas on Saturday evening

Music from the Bonner Springs Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candy Cane Christmas on Saturday evening in Bonner Springs. (Video copyright 2022 by Steve Rupert)