Andrew and Julia Jacob announce the birth Nov. 21, 2016, of a son, Luca Zander.
They are also the parents of Gavin Levy, Crew Emerson, and Leila Emilie. Grandparents are Jill Jacob, Steve and Susan Jacob, and Randy and Mona Davis. Great grandparents are Marian Ferguson and J.T. Cassidy.
Shawnee Mission South student Stella Shapiro has been named by the Arts Council of Johnson County as a 2017 Shooting Star finalist. The Shooting Stars program honors Johnson County high school students for achievement in the literary, performing and visual arts through recognition and college scholarships. Shooting Stars award recipients will be announced at the 20th annual Shooting Stars Gala from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, at Johnson County Community College.
Genovaite Nauroniene and Sanislovas Nauronis of Siauliai, Lithuania, announce the engagement of their daughter, Zivile Nauronyte, to Dr. Micaela Wexler. Micaela is the daughter of the late Moshe Wexler and the late Rebecca Raeder-Wexler.
Elliot S. “Eli” Fish, formerly of Kansas City, was elected to the board of directors of the prestigious Diamond Club West Coast, headquartered in Los Angeles. Fish is president/CEO of Philip Wolman & Co., a third-generation prominent diamond and jewelry manufacturer established in 1919.
Seven months of diligent study came full circle last month for siblings Mina and Mendel Tiechtel at the final round of the annual International Chidon HaMitzvos, a competition on the teachings of Maimonides, in Brooklyn, New York.