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School of Performing arts announces the 2015 Katie Lunn ‘Keep the Smile Alive” Scholarship winner.

In May, the School of Performing arts announced Jill Henessey the winner of the 2015 Katie Lunn “Keep the Smile Alive” Scholarship during their annual Dance recital program in Naperville, IL. All applicants had written essays on how Katie had impacted their lives. Jill and many others had been students of Katie’s while she taught […]

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Fort Dodge Senior High announces winner of the 2015 Katie Lunn “Keep the Smile Alive” Scholarship

On May 18th, 2015 the 4th annual Fort Dodge Senior High, Katie Lunn “Keep the Smile Alive” peer nominated scholarship dinner was held. Again this year the top 5 nominators and 5 nominees and their families were invited to the dinner to hear the nomination speeches read by the 5 nominators. The finalist and winners […]

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The 5th annual Katie Lunn “Spread the Smile” Dance workshop and Dance program was a huge success.

On March 8th, 2015 the 5th annual “Spread the Smile” event took place. Professional Choreographers as well as close friends of Katie’s, Kelly Beamish and Kevin Familiar put on a sensational training event for over 150 urban and suburban students from all over Chicago. Eric Bramlett put together an amazing video of interviews of participants, […]

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Iowa Central Community College announces the winner of the 2015 Katie Lunn “Keep the Smile Alive” Scholarship.

On March 26, 2015 Coach Cassidy Vermeer awarded Anessa Lawrence the Katie Lunn “Keep the Smile Alive” Scholarship during Iowa Central Community College annual Curtain Call Dance event held at Decker Auditorium. Anessa has been dancing since the age of 3 and has danced for the Iowa Central Dance team for 2 years. Anessa plans […]

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Chicago 2015 Spread the Smile Day of Dance to be held March 8th

The Chicago 2015 Spread the Smile event is scheduled for March 8th, 2015 and will again be held at the Atheneaum Theatre at 2936 N. Southport, Chicago. Master classes will be held from 1:00 to 4:30 PM with a 7:00 PM Performance. Master Class teachers will be Kevin Familara from Chicago and Kelly Beamish from […]

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Canadian National Railroad Dedicates new Signal and Controls Lab to honor Katie Lunn

      Canadian National recently built two new state of the art training centers, one at their home U.S. office in Homewood, IL and one at their Winnipeg, Manitoba site in Canada. Both sites have areas named to honor Katie Lunn. The Homewood training campus named the Signal and Controls Training Laboratory after Katie. […]

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2014 Naperville Scool of Performing Arts KLMF Scholarship Winners

  2014 School of Performing Arts Scholarship winners are: Kersey Dickerson, attending S.A.E. Chicago; Annie Hennessy, attending St. Louis University; Danielle Fattore, attending the University of Michigan; and Kiera Flaherty, attending Indiana University. Naperville’s School of Performing Arts students submitted essays on how their lives were positively impacted by being taught or influenced by Katie.  […]

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2014 Fort Dodge Senior High KLMF Scholarship winners

    The 2014 KLMF Fort Dodge High School scholarship recipient is Shelby Portz. She was nominated by classmate Emma Bruen who also receives a scholarship. As in the past students are peer nominated through essay submittals detailing the nominees’ sense of leadership ability, caring and overall upbeat personality.  Then a selection committee of high […]

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Youth Football camp was a success

  The Kickoff to Success Youth Football camp was a success with 71 participants. Alonzo Clayton was instrumental in guiding the day activities and Pancheros supplied burritos for lunch. The pro players,  Dezman Moses and Brandon Meriweather  were a big hit both on and off the field. They offered sound advice to the participants about […]

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Extended sign-up period – The Kickoff to Success Youth Football Camp

The Keep The Smile Alive – Katie Lunn Memorial Fund, Vanessa Brown and Athletics for Education and Success (AFES), have teamed up to create a highly skilled football camp, featuring current and former professional football players. Our objective is to give youth in Fort Dodge and the surrounding area a chance to be inspired and […]

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