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Parsons Chamber of Commerce Leadership Labette board member Tony Encarnacion hands a plaque to Tony Fuentez of Parsons during the 2012 Leadership Labette graduation Thursday in the Commercial Bank community room. Other Leadership Labette class members included Rikke Mitchell, Jared Ludwig, Gary Schenck, Ruth Schenck, Misti Mustain, Sandra Dickerson, Jody Burzinski, Preston Haddan, Leatha Thompson, Jolene Gaier and Peter Cook. The class raised more than $20,000 for playground and gym equipment for all of the elementary schools in Labette County. Class members also volunteered their labor in clearing the brush from a walking trail in Oswego.