Cocherl Family Marks 10th Year of Providing Graduates Life-Changing Scholarships

Sixteen Blue Valley School District students received the opportunity of a lifetime today thanks to the Cocherl family of Leawood. Ten years ago, the family set up a scholarship fund to help Blue Valley students continue their education after leaving high school. To date, the family has funded more than $1 million in Cocherl Family Foundation Scholarship Awards to 138 students who have attended 33 different post-secondary schools or programs. Scholarships can be used for tuition, books and lab fees. 

 The following students were surprised with the announcement of their scholarships during Class Day assemblies or at graduation:               

  • Logan Stone, Blue Valley Academy
  • Manuel Pacheco, Blue Valley Academy
  • Kate Hollingsworth, Blue Valley High
  • Morgan Judy, Blue Valley High
  • Lily Julian, Blue Valley High
  • Jacob Petree, Blue Valley North
  • Maxwell Balda, Blue Valley Northwest
  • Alec Conaway, Blue Valley Northwest
  • Jorden Foster, Blue Valley Northwest
  • Adam Maxwell, Blue Valley Northwest
  • Michael Reyes, Blue Valley Northwest
  • Jack Spitler, Blue Valley Southwest
  • Henry Broussard, Blue Valley West
  • Caroline Ellis, Blue Valley West
  • Samantha Louis, Blue Valley West
  • Jared Steiner, Blue Valley West


Leawood Welcomes Crate & Kids at Crate & Barrel

Cribs, rockers and more, oh my! Crate & Kids opened its first Kansas store, with a specially curated collection of kids furniture, bedding, toys and more. Stop into Crate & Barrel today and discover more than 4,000 kids items that have just as much imagination as your little one. 

Visit the new store at 4601 W. 119th St., Leawood, Kansas.