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The Seward County Community College winter concert featuring the Wind Ensemble, Singing Saints Concert Choir, and Sound Express Show Choir will be at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 1-2 in the SCCC theater.

Choir members are Hillary Brown, Kristen Hall, Joel Knudsen, Miguel Martinez, Lila Reyes, Trina Cole, Daniel Branham, Beth Swanson, Virginia Grant, Lyndsi Monthey, Aldo Beltran, Raygan Bloom, Heather Grant, Rosendo Armendariz, Norma Valles, Andrew Shumate, Mariko Patterson, Monica Kerbo, Jeff Sadler and Jesus Ibarra, all of Liberal; Scott Ball and Lucia Quinonez, both of Tyrone, Okla.; Rachel McDonald. Derek Bridenstine, Cherie Hampton, all of Turpin, Okla.; Many Fuentes of Sublette; Brett Bontke of Dumas, Texas; Chad Cowan of Balko, Okla.; Tammy Wardlaw of Lubbock, Texas; Jimmy Ortiz of Ulysses; Kristina Sifford of Adams, Okla.; and Chad Greenfield, Kim Pierce, Cristian Chavez and Drew Pierce of Beaver, Okla.

Members of the Wind Ensemble are Adam Schiltz, Elise Fisher, Josh Miller, Faye Harper, Elizabeth Brooks, Kris Musgrave, Jeff Sadler, Mathew Smith, Ashley Darroch, Thadeous Studebaker, Trina Cole, B.J. Smith, Joey Miller, Chris Ramirez, all of Liberal; Monaka Volden of Elkhart; Derek Bridenstine of Turpin, Okla.; Brad Lewis- of Kismet; Diana Askew of Hugoton and Alejandro Gomez of Comitan, Mexico.

Tickets are $2.
The Seward County Community College winter concert featuring the Wind Ensemble, Singing Saints Concert Choir, and Sound Express Show Choir will be at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 1-2 in the SCCC theater.

Tickets are $2.
Children's Art Day at SCCC, Saturday, November 19

Kylix, the Seward County Community College art club, is sponsoring a Children's Art Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19, in the Shank Humanities Building, 1801 N. Kansas in Liberal.

Children in grades 1-6 are invited to participate in a variety of activities. The cost is $10 per child, and each child should bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided.

Register your child by Friday, Nov. 18 by calling 620-629-2685 or 1-800-373-9951. Space is limited, so make your reservations as soon as possible.

For more information, contact Instructor Susan Copas, 620.629.2685 or E-mail
The Surgical Technology students at Seward County Community College are selling Cancer Awareness Bracelets to help raise money for summer clinical travel expenses.

These mult-colored bracelets sell for $25 and part of the proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. The bracelets have different colors that represent different type of cancer: orange-leukemia; purple-pancreatic; black-melanoma; light blue-prostate; white-lung; green-kidney; pink-breast lavender -- other cancers; yellow-childhood; red -- multiple melanoma; royal blue-colon; and gray-brain.

For information, call 620-626-3078.
The Seward County Community College Board of Trustees adopted institutional goals, reviewed concurrent enrollment and heard reports.

The board adopted the FY2006 institutional goals, including a primary goal to move from the present North Central accreditation process to the Academic Quality Improvement Program. All employees and the board recently participated in a pre-survey that will help identify SCCC1s direction through the AQIP process.

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High school seniors and their parents in Liberal and the surrounding high schools are invited to a Night with the Saints at 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the Seward County Community College Student Activities Center, SW229 C/D.

This is an opportunity for high school seniors and their parents to ask questions about financial aid, admissions requirements, degree and certificate programs and more. Admissions, financial aid and program representatives will be available. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 620-629-2710 or 1-800-373-9951.
In recognition of the many countries around the world that are represented by the Seward County Community College students, SCCC will hold a flag dedication ceremony at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the SCCC student Activities Building, outside the Saints Bookstore. The Daughters of the American Revolution will be on hand to help display the different flags. The public is invited to attend.
The Seward County Community College Business & Industry Office in conjunction with the Energy Training Council will offer a safety training program for contractors in the energy industry.

This training will be offered beginning at 8 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 17 in conference rooms E/W of the Student Activities Center.

The training will cover confined space awareness, fire safety, lockout tagout, blood-borne pathogens, hazardous communication, environmental awareness, electrical safety, fall protection, personal protective equipment, hydrogen sulfide awareness and drug and alcohol awareness.

Cost is $20 and registration is required in advance by calling 620-629-2650 or coming by SCCC at 1801 N. Kansas.

This program is also available in Spanish.
The Seward County Community College Board Livestock Judging Team recently competed in its first contests in Amarillo and Hays.

At the Amarillo contest, Trevor Winchester of Liberal was second, Zach McCracken of Syracuse was eighth and Chad Bransgrove of Balko, Okla., was 15th. The team was eighth overall.

In Hays, Winchester was seventh in sheep and 12th in reasons and Ashley Blanchard of Thibodaux, Louis., was sixth in beef cattle. The team was 10th in sheep and swine, ninth in beef and 10th overall out of 22 teams. This contest was a combined freshman and sophomore contest with eight of the top 10 teams being all sophomores, while the SCCC team had four out of five team members as freshmen, said Evan Winchester, SCCC judging coach.

"Throughout the academic year we will be representing SCCC at some of the most prestigious contests across the nation and competing against some of the best and brightest that the industry has to offer," Blanchard said. "We have started off strong."

Judging Team

Members of the Seward County Community College Livestock Judging Team are:
Front row, from left, Kryslyn Packard, Burlington, Okla.; Teresa Manriquez, Hugoton; Danielle Mayfield, Mooreland, Okla.; Erin Russell, Hooker, Okla.; Ashley Blanchard, Thibidoux, LA;
Back row, Judging Coach Ryan Orrick, Trevor Winchester, Liberal; Zach McCracken, Syracuse; Chad Bransgrove, Balko, Okla.; and Evan Winchester, Agriculture coordinator.