Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


Three northeast Johnson County zip codes among wealthiest 25 in KC metro. Northeast Johnson County contains three of the 25 wealthiest zip codes in the Kansas City metro area, according to a new list published by the Kansas City Business Journal. The 66206 area was highest among the local zips, coming in at second overall; 66207 came in at 10th and 66208 came in at 11th. Sixteen of the 25 zip codes on the list were in Johnson County.

KU debaters also in competition this weekend. The KU basketball team won’t be the only group representing the university in a tournament in the Kansas City metro this weekend. KU debaters will be in Overland Park for the National Debate Tournament championship at the Edwards Campus in Overland Park. KU is hosting the tournament, which is the top collegiate debate competition in the country, for the first time in history. KU won the tournament in 2009 and is one of the top programs in the country. About 500 debaters and their coaches will compete today through Monday.

Another perfect score on ACT. Robbie Veglahn, a junior at Shawnee Mission East, scored a perfect 12 on the writing essay portion of the ACT when he took the college entrance test in February.