Tonganoxie High sophomore Emma Stilgenbauer, center, runs in a crowd through the opening stretch of the Kaw Valley League Meet at Pierson County Park, in Kansas City, Kan., on Thursday. Stilgenbauer finished 20th at the league championship race.
“As an adult my favorite vacation would have to be the Rockies. Colorado has always had a close place in my heart. But as a child I always went to the northern states and I’d have to say that they had the best family oriented activities, such as the Great Lakes and many a fun time on the Mississippi. If it involved water, we were there.”