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Seward County Community College/Area Technical School Wellness Center will closed for the holidays at 12 noon, Wednesday, Dec. 23 and will reopen Monday, Jan. 4.
The Wellness Center will open from 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Dec. 21-22; 6 a.m.-12 noon, Dec. 23; 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Dec. 28-30;
The Wellness Center will close Dec. 24-27 and Dec. 31-Jan. 3 and will resume its regular hours Jan. 4.







The Seward County Community College/Area Technical School Foundation recently held a donation drawing for a diamond and sapphire bracelet donated by Staats Jewelers.  The drawing helped raise funds for student scholarships.  Pictured are Troy and Donna Bowles, winners of the bracelet, and Brent Staats (center).  For information about supporting scholarships for SCCC/ATS students, contact Tammy Doll, 620-417-1131.

Lydia Augustine and Darin Workman, instrumental music instructor at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School, entertain the audience during the Sunday brunch recently on campus.

Susan Copas, art instructor at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School, shows a necklace that was designed in silversmith to Terri Barnes. Each year the students in the art program have an art sale to raise money for art trips.

Dr. Duane Dunn, president of Seward County Community College/Area Technical School, served a late-night breakfast to students during finals week. Each of the college administrators assisted with the breakfast.

The Student Nurses Association at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School recently collected winter clothing as a project during the fall semester.  SNA members sorted  and delivered the clothing to the Stepping Stone Shelter, Liberal Area Rape Crisis & Domestic Violence Center, and to various local schools that indicated students were in need of coats.  “The response to our winter clothing drive was tremendous, ” said Nancy Bansemer, SNA sponsor. “After sorting, a pickup load of clothing was distributed throughout the community.  We want to thank the community for all their generous donations and support for this worthy cause.” From left are Jose Maldonado, John Lash, Mirella Buchmann, Raquel Reyes, and Gabriela Chavez.

Winners of the People’s Choice Awards at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School are Karla Bartel of Turpin, Okla., three-dimensional art; Morgan Allaman of Liberal, photography; and Omar Rios of Liberal, two-dimensional art.

Farm Credit of Southwest Kansas was the overall winner of the Celebrity Livestock Judging Contest at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School. The team consisted of John Lynch, Chris Charmasson, Vernon Baehler and Celebrity Judge Ashley Harrison.
In the Agriculture Division, Farm Credit of Southwest Kansas was first, followed by KSCB, second; Mortgages Unlimited, third; First National Bank, fourth; and Light Angus Ranch, fifth.
High Team in the Feedlot Division was Winger Feedyard/Eisenhauer Harvesting.
In the Agriculture Affiliate Division, Byron Bird and Associates was first with Darin Workman, Judy Williams, and Celebrity Judge Kent Williams. Second was N & N Farms, third was Winger Feedyard/Eisenhauer Harvesting and Great Western Dining/Texhoma Livestock, and fifth was Hatcher Land & Cattle/Western State Bank.
High SCCC/ATS faculty member was Darin Workman.
Overall Individual winners were Zach McCracken, first; Sam Rucker, second; Mel King, third; Craig Rucker, fourth; and Kent Williams and Alan Imler, tie for fifth; Erin Russell, seventh; Brett Rooney, eighth; Ashley Harrison, ninth; and Jessica Swan, tenth.
Several alumni participated in the 12th Annual Celebrity Livestock Judging Contest.  Pictured left to right are:  Kolt Hayes (’07), Alan Imler (’87), Ashley Harrison (’99), Erin Russell (‘07), Kent Williams (’03), Robin (Hess) Louderback (’98), Trevor Winchester (‘07), Alissa Imler (’08), Blake Williams (’08), Kaylonni Williams (’09), Zach McCracken (’07), Melissa King (’07), and Sam Rucker (’09).  The event brought in over $8, 000 in donations and sponsorships, which help support the SCCC/ATS agriculture scholarships.

The Seward County Community College/Area Technical School Foundation hosted a dinner for students and donors prior to the winter concert recently. From left are SCCC/ATS Student Serena Erpelding, Steve Leete and Leona Scantlin.

The Saints Bookstore at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School will hold an open house from 7:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 1801 N. Kansas in Liberal.
Enjoy 10 percent off your purchase as well as other specials on sale items.

Seward County Community College/Area Technical School is inviting the public to a come and go brunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 13, in the SCCC/ATS Student Union, 1801 N. Kansas, Liberal. The cost is $6 per person and includes student entertainment.