Rosehill Elementary students honored for inventive steering design. Two groups of second graders from Rosehill Elementary school received recognition for their submissions to the Toshiba/National Science Teachers Association ExploraVision competition. One group of students designed a steering wheel with features meant to reduce the risk of traffic accidents. [Rosehill innovators are ExploraVision competition honorees — Shawnee Mission School District]
Merriam woman killed in crash after car lands on her vehicle. Sherry L. Miller, 63, of Merriam was killed Monday when a car driven by an 18 year old hit a grass embankment and flew into her vehicle. The accident occurred Monday at approximately 2:15 p.m. at the intersection of Interstate 35 and Interstate 635. [Merriam woman killed when airborne car lands on her vehicle — Kansas City Star]
Shawnee Mission East’s Haverty given All-State honorable mention honors. Shawnee Mission East senior Kyle Haverty was given honorable mention honors on the All-State girls basketball teams from both the Wichita Eagle and the Topeka Capital-Journal.