Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

SM North coach Ben Bartlett nominated Will Schneider for the award.
SM North coach Ben Bartlett nominated Will Schneider for the award.

Shawnee Mission North QB Schneider named 2016 Dylan Meier-Get Busy Livin’ Player of the Year. SM North senior Will Schneider has another honor for his trophy case. The Get Busy Livin’ Foundation and Kpreps.com announced this week that Schneider had been named the 2016 Dylan Meier-Get Busy Livin’ Player of the Year. The award is named after Dylan Meier, who played for Kansas State University after graduating from Pittsburg High School in 2002. Meier was killed in a hiking accident in Arkansas at the age of 26 in 2010. The award honors a football player who “not only has shown excellence on the field but also has demonstrated the values that Dylan embodied and Get Busy Livin’ strives to promote: adventure, fitness, curiosity and a daily zest for life experiences.” [Schneider named 2016 Dylan Meier-GBL Player of the Year — Kpreps.com]

Shawnee Mission students named to All-Sunflower Bowling teams. A number of Shawnee Mission School District students have made this year’s All-Sunflower teams. The students are: Daniel Self, boys 1st team; Nichole Thomas, girls 1st team; Christian Peak, boys 2nd team; and Travis Wunderlin, boys 2nd team. SM Northwest’s Alaina Burris was named girls bowlers of the year, and SM South’s Kent Thompson was named boys coach of the year.

Leawood administration says complaints have continued with trash service from WCA. The city of Leawood granted trash hauler WCA only a temporary extension of the permit the company needs to continue operating in the city after City Administrator Scott Lambers said residents had continued to complain about service issues. [Leawood — facing customer complaints — extends trash service contract only through June — Kansas City Star]