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Bickerdyke Bunch Performs at State Capitol Building

Bickerdyke Bunch at StatehouseThe Bickerdyke Bunch from Bickerdyke Elementary School in Russell performed a concert Wednesday in the rotunda of the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka.

Led by Lori Davidson, they sang many songs, one being "Home on the Range," to crowds that gathered in the rotunda.

Some of the legislators in attendance for their concert were Senator Elaine Bowers of Concordia and Representatives Troy L. Waymaster of Luray and Vern Swanson of Clay Center. Representative Swanson has a grandson that is a member of the Bickerdyke Bunch.

After their performance, the group met with Governor Sam Brownback and had lunch provided for them by Bowers, Swanson and Waymaster.

Prior to their concert, the group, instructors and chaperones had a tour of the renovated statehouse building.

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(Story and photos courtesy of Rep. Troy Waymaster)

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