KS Posted in Kansas November 07, 2015 by Annie 14 Reasons Why Everyone Loves a Kansas Girl It’s a proven fact: Girls from Kansas are likely to be some of the most fun, laid back and kindest people you will ever know. However, there is so much more to love about a Kansas girl, including: 1. First of all, Kansas girls are SMART. Flickr/Crazybananas Women currently make up close to half of the fall semester 2015 enrollment at major Kansas universities, with K-State coming in at 9,511 (48%); University of Kansas at 9,660 (50%); Washburn University at 3,479 (59%); and Wichita State University at 6,215 (52%). 2. Kansas girls are pioneers... Wikimedia Commons Amelia Earhart, who hailed from Atchison, was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. 3. ...innovators... Wikimedia Commons Olive Ann Beech was the cofounder, president and chairwoman of the Beech Aircraft Company and is known to this day as the “First Lady of Aviation." Beech was born in Waverly in 1903 and died in Wichita in 1993. 4. ...history makers... Wikimedia Commons Georgia Neese Clark, a politician from Richland, served as the the first woman Treasurer of the United States. 5. ...and whistle blowers. Wikimedia Commons Lawrence native Erin Brockovich built a case against the Pacific Gas and Electric Company of California in 1993 without any previous experience or education. 6. We're pretty... Wikimedia Commons Pictured is 2013 Miss Kansas Theresa Vail. 7. ...brave... Flickr/Petey Don't tell me to seek shelter, Merril! 8. ...and we cheer louder than anyone else! Flickr/brent flanders 9. You can save that fruity drink for someone else; we'll take a whiskey, please! Flickr/Amy Felce 10. A Kansas girl loves her family... Flickr/Kevin Cramer 2012 11. ...Jesus... Flickr/Amarte Photography 12. ...Second Amendment rights... Flickr/Lisa Borodkin 13. ...and country! Flickr/Randen Pederson 14. Finally, we appreciate the finer things in life more than anyone else! Flickr/Gene Han Flickr/Eric and Abbie Harper Flickr/Patrick Emerson What’s not to love about a Kansas girl?!