HES 3rd-grader second in Kansas Day photo contest

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Nora Hein, a third-grader at Hillsboro Elementary School, poses in the Kansas State Capitol among the winning entries in the “Happy Birthday, Kansas!” photo contest sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society. Nora’s photo (right), titled “Kansas Barn,” placed second statewide in the third-grade division. The contest was open to students from first grade through 12th grade in celebration of Kansas Day; 437 entries were sub­mitted. For placing second, Nora was awarded a Kindle. First-place winners received iPads. Photo­graphs of the 24 winners were on display in the Kansas State Capitol Visitor Center until Feb. 6. Courtesy photo