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September 26, 2001

Prosser will represent county in national pageant
Paula Prosser, 13, daughter of Buz and Susie Prosser, Tonganoxie, has been selected to represent Kansas-Leavenworth County at the 2001 Miss American Preteen Pageant.

She and four other girls from Kansas qualified to compete for the title of Miss American Preteen by placing in queen's court at the annual state pageant.

Paula was first runner-up in the preteen division, and she won the talent and acting competition in preteen.

As the 2001 Miss Kansas-Leavenworth County American Preteen, Paula will attend the national pageant for her age group during Thanksgiving week in Florida. She will compete for the national pageant title and more than $25,000 in case awards, prizes and scholarships.

Area students participate in KSU marching band

These area students at Kansas State University are members of the college's marching band: Ashley White, piccolo, Basehor; Valerie Kindred, piccolo, Lansing; and Shannon Bergman, piccolo; Rachel Clark, clarinet; Laura Findley, piccolo; Jennifer Lopez, piccolo; Anna Meyer, piccolo; Christina Smith, piccolo; Will Smith, trumpet; and Brandon White, trumpet, all from Leavenworth.

Several students join sororities, fraternities

These area students at Kansas State University in Manhattan have joined a KSU sorority:

From Easton: Cassandra Marie Ernzen, Alpha Chi Omega.

From Lansing: Andria Dawn Good, Alpha Chi Omega.

From Leavenworth: Lindsay Catherine Preisinger, Gamma Phi Beta; and Candice Ellen Spear, Sigma Kappa.

These area students at KSU have joined a fraternity at the college:

From Lansing: Brian Jason Healy and Sean Stephen Healy, Delta Chi.

From Leavenworth: Micah Paul Rue, Lambda Chi Alpha; and Joshua Scott Springer, Phi Gamma Delta.

From Linwood: Cameron Scott Willcott, Kappa Sigma.

Area students graduate from university in summer

These area residents graduated last summer from Kansas State University in Manhattan:

From Fort Leavenworth: John M. Scott, master of science.

From Lansing: Jeffrey A. Elliott, bachelor of science in business administration.

From Leavenworth: Jonathan Patrick Lange, bachelor of science; Michael C. Preisinger, bachelor of science in agriculture; Steven J. Rauch, master of science; and Kurt David Wagner, bachelor of science in agriculture.

From Tonganoxie: Nikki Rochelle Sells, bachelor of science in agriculture.

From Immaculata High School, Leavenworth: Jane E. Lingenfelser, master of science; Jason Daniel Lingenfelser, bachelor of science; and Bryan Kristofer Liverman, bachelor of science.

From McLouth High School: Amanda Marie Richardson, master of science.

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