Seward County Community College/Area Technical School will return to fall hours, Monday, Aug. 2.
The campus will open from 7:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Local and area businesses are invited to showcase their business during an activities fair for new students to Seward County Community College/Area Technical School this fall.
The Activities Fair will be from 5-7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 16 in the college gym.
To sign up, call 620-417-1064.

Those interested in news writing, photography, advertising, online journalism, or graphic design should consider joining the staff of the Crusader student newspaper. To find out more, email Adviser Anita Reed at or call 620-417-1459. Above, Editor Morgan Allaman checks staff pictures taken during the state Kansas Associated Collegiate Press convention in Hutchinson in April. Looking on is current online editor Deisi Barboza, entertainment editor Jose Rodriquez, sports writer Will Rector, and 2010-11 co-editors Dana Loewen and Alfredo Anaya.
Hobble Academic Building, Board Room
7:30 p.m.

I. Call to Order

II. Approval of Minutes of July 19, 2010

IV. Visitor Reports:
Board of Trustee Comments

V. Old Business
Adoption of Administrative Succession Plan

VI. Hearings/Petitions

VII. New Business

Personnel Report

B. Board policy manual: 2nd Reading of BP Series #428 – Tuberculosis Prevention Plan

C. Adoption of Multijurisdictional Mitigation Plan

D. Bank Resolutions

E. Capital Equipment Requests FY11

F. Establish August 13 Budget Hearing

VIII. College Reports:
Associate Dean Reed

B. Dean Donovan

C. Dean Rapp

D. Dean Williams

E. Dr. Dunn

IX. Bills Pending

X. Close Budget Hearing/Adoption of 2010-2011 Budget

XI. Other

XII. Adjourn

Donna Fisher, director of Financial Aid, at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School, received the excellence in teaching award from the National Institute for Staff and Organization Development in Austin, Texas recently. Presidents of member colleges submit names of individuals their colleges wish to recognize as NISOD excellence award recipients. Member colleges are committed to enriching the learning experiences for all students, enhancing the standards of excellence throughout the academic community and celebrating outstanding educators and their accomplishments.
Its time to dust off those old cleats and squeeze into the pinstripes for the Inaugural Saints Baseball Alumni Weekend. Thats right, we are inviting all Seward County Saints Baseball alumns and their families back to Liberal on Labor Day Weekend (September 3-5) to relive the glory days at Brent Gould Field. The weekend will consist of a new facilities tour, a home run derby, a game against the current Saints, a dinner and social after the game, as well as a golf tournament on Sunday morning. For more information click below and follow the links to register!

Under current Head Coach, Galen McSpadden, the Seward County Community College baseball program has amassed a record of 986-546 over the past 29 years, which has included: 1 NJCAA World Series appearance; 5 regional tournament championships; 13 regular season conference championships; 18 All-Americans and 144 All-Conference players. The sustained success of Saints baseball has been a direct result of both the quality of players that have performed on Brent Gould Field as well as the quality of men that have continued their lives after Seward County. Winning has become a tradition for the Saints, and Seward County Community College would like to invite all of those who have been a part of it back to Liberal, Kansas (this Labor Day weekend) for the Inaugural SCCC Baseball Alumni Weekend.


Friday, September 3rd

· 8:00 P.M. - Everyone is invited to meet up at Billy’s BBQ for a late dinner or drinks. Billy’s provides a sports bar atmosphere to socialize with whomever makes it into town early enough. Billy’s is located at 44 Village Plaza (between Dillons and North Pizza Hut).

Saturday, September 4th

· 9:00 A.M.- Optional Campus Tour. For those who have not seen the campus since

the renovations to the athletic facilities, meet at the baseball field

parking lot for a quick 30 minute tour.

· 10:15 A.M.- Alumni Batting Practice. Batting practice will begin for all Alumni

(including those who are not participating in the game).

· 11:15 A.M.- Home Run Derby. Entry fee for the Home Run Derby will be $10

with the winner taking home a prize.

· 12:20 P.M.- Alumni Team Infield.

· 1:00 P.M.- Alumni vs. Current Saints (possible double header depending on

registration numbers)

· 7:00 P.M.- Dinner at Billy’s BBQ and Auction. Optional transportation may be provided. The dinner will include a traditional barbeque style with two or three different meat choices.

Sunday, September 5th

· 8:00 A.M.- Golf Tournament Registration.

· 8:30 A.M.- Golf Tournament.

Attached is the registration form. Please fill out and return along with your $50 fee to the address on the form as soon as possible; or you may also register by sending your information by email to Roy Allen ( roy.allen@sccc.eduThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) and pay your fee online at the following link The $50 fee will include a t-shirt, the Saturday night barbeque meal, and the golf green fee as well as a golf cart. Family members are more than welcome. Each additional family member will be an extra $5 for the Saturday night meal and $25 for the golf tournament. To ensure accurate t-shirt orders and event planning, we ask that all forms be returned by August 14th. However, late registration will be accepted. Any proceeds after costs will go directly to the Seward County baseball program. Family members who are not participating in the golf tournament are encouraged to enjoy the new local Adventure Bay Water Park or the newly renovated Southgate Cinema 6 movie theater in Liberal. The college bookstore, located on campus, will also be open to all alumni from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday.

The following hotel rates are being offered from several hotels in Liberal. When reserving a room, please mention that you are part of the SCCC Baseball Alumni Weekend. We encourage that you reserve a room as soon as possible as Labor Day Weekend is busy in Liberal.

(WBf = with breakfast) (WoBf = without breakfast) (zip code for GPS = 67901)

1. Holiday Inn Express ($59 a night WBf): 877-786-9480 / 1550 N Lincoln Ave

2. Days Inn ($49 a night WBf): 620-626-7377 / 405 E Pancake Blvd

3. Super 8 ($50 a night WBf): 620-624-8880 / 747 E Pancake Blvd

4. Quality Inn ($59 a night WBf): 620-624-0242 / 720 E Pancake Blvd

5. Liberal Inn ($58 a night WoBf): 620-624-7254 / 603 E Pancake Blvd

6. Southwind Inn ($45.00 a night WoBf): 620-624-6236 / 619 E Pancake Blvd

7. America’s Best Value Inn ($55 a night WoBf): 620-624-6203 / 564 E Pancake Blvd

Come relive those memories of being a part of a winning tradition!!!


As the 2009-2010 NJCAA Academic All-American Awards come out, the Seward County Saints and Lady Saints find their names spread all throughout as 10 SCCC/ATS student-athletes have been given the prestigious honor from the NJCAA as awards were released this week.
Highlighting the list of 10 are Men’s Tennis player Carlos Souza, Women’s Tennis player Shaley Thomas, and Women’s Basketball player Liz Ginther who all received Distinguished Academic All-American honors by achieving overall GPA’s of 3.80 or above. The 7 student-athletes named Academic All-American for maintaining GPA’s between 3.60-3.80 were Baseball players Luke Campbell, Josh Dawson, Hayden Holub, and Jared Wagner, Softball player Amy Schartz, Men’s Tennis player Fernando Soni, and Volleyball player Taryn Westerman.
Seven of the student-athletes named to the list were Jayhawk West Champions at Seward County this season while four participated in their respective NJCAA National Tournament in 2010.
After 6 of 7 Seward County teams either won the Jayhawk West Conference or advanced to the NJCAA National Tournament this season, it was quite evident Tuesday that practicing their skills on the field and the court weren’t the only things that the Saints and Lady Saints were going during the 2009-2010 school year. It was announced Tuesday that a matching 6 of 7 teams had been named to the NJCAA’s Academic Teams of the Year list to recognize teams composite achievements in the classroom.
At the top of their respective list for the second straight season was Head Coach Darin Workman’s Men’s Tennis team who amassed a 3.74 team GPA this year to take home their second straight NJCAA Academic Team of the Year Championship. The Saints win the award as the nation’s top academic team again this year by blowing away the competition with the next closest competitor being at 3.39.
Workman’s Women’s Tennis team was equally impressive, finishing in 3rd place in the country, just .02 off the national lead with a 3.67 team GPA. The Lady Saints trailed just East Central CC (Miss.) and Scottsdale CC (Ariz.) and put together the highest GPA of any team in the region this year.
The Lady Saints Volleyball team headed by coach Bert Luallen find their way into the sweet 16 academically this season as they pooled their grades for a 3.35 mark this year. The Lady Saints GPA was the highest of any Division 1 team in the region for the 2009-10 school year.
Head Coach Galen McSpadden’s Saints Baseball team checked in at #18 on the list in their sport, posting a 3.04 team GPA. The Saints not only took home the Jayhawk West Championship on the diamond this season but took home the imaginary trophy from the classroom as well as they finished higher than any other Jayhawk West team when it came to academics as well.
Finishing 26th in the country was Toby Wynn’s Lady Saints Women’s Basketball team who backed up a 31-3 season with ironically a 3.13 team GPA. The Lady Saints were the #3 team from the Jayhawk West and joined 6 other teams total from the Sunflower State in the rankings.
Last but certainly not least was coach Andrea Gustafson’s Lady Saints Softball team who found their way onto the list at #39 after a 9th place finish at the NJCAA National Tournament. The Lady Saints put together a 3.17 overall GPA on the year and were behind only Colby CC when it came to the Jayhawk West academic standings.
For the fourth straight year, Bert Luallen’s Seward County Lady Saints Volleyball team has been awarded the AVCA Team Academic Award. This season the Lady Saint join a record crowd of over 450 different men’s and women’s high school, junior college, NCAA, and NAIA volleyball teams to be given the award. However, the Lady Saints are one of just eight teams at the two-year college level to be given the award.
The award, which was initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors collegiate and high school volleyball teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.30 cumulative team grade-point average on a 4.0 scale or a 4.10 cumulative team GPA on a 5.0 scale.
The Lady Saint stand in elite company with the award this season with only seven other schools in their class. Allen County and Dodge City were the only other two Jayhawk schools to earn the award with the other five schools being Dawson CC (Mont.), Linn-Benton CC (Oreg.), North Platte CC (Nebr.), Northeastern JC (Colo.), and Redlands CC (Okla.).
"There is no better way to gauge the success of a sport than to track the accomplishments of the people who participate," said AVCA Executive Director Kathy DeBoer. "Each of these 450 teams represents 12-15 really smart kids. What a great day for the sport of volleyball" she continued.
The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) has announced that the Seward County Lady Saints are on its list of winners for the 2009-10 Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll. This award, given in NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, NAIA and Junior College/Community College, awards teams throughout the nation that carry the highest grade point averages (GPA) for the entire season based on the nomination submitted by WBCA-member head coaches.
The Lady Saints check in at #12 on the JC/CC list this season after compiling a team GPA of 3.10 over the course of the 2009-2010 school year. Toby Wynn’s Seward squad was the highest ranked team from the Jayhawk Conference on the list, finding themselves just ahead of Johnson County and Ft. Scott.
“Congratulations to these teams who have excelled academically during the 2009-10 school year," WBCA CEO Beth Bass said. “Each of these coaches set an extraordinary example for their peers to follow by holding academics in such high esteem with their student-athletes" she continued.
The Seward County Community College/Area Technical School Board of Trustees met on Monday, July 19 for the annual organizational meeting and to authorize publication of the FY2011 budget.
The Board authorized publication of the FY2011 budget of $15,313,316. The budget includes a recommended increase in local tax mil levy of 0.527. This will be a similar mill levy increase from 2009 but is only the second time since 2004 that the mill levy has increased. Due to reduced county assessed valuation the college will realize a decrease in county tax levied by approximately $1,040,000 and a reduction in state aid of approximately $50,000. Dr. Duane Dunn, SCCC/ATS president expressed appreciation to the employees of the college for their commitment to hold budget expenditures and budget proposals to an efficient standard, and the trustees expressed appreciation to Tommy Williams, dean of administrative services, for compiling a budget that reflects consideration of an effective utilization of college resources. The public hearing on the budget will be held on Monday, August 2.
New employees Kylee Harrison, admissions coordinator, and Jay Cyriac, assistant men’s basketball coach were introduced and shared their activities regarding recruiting and preparation for fall semester. The Board approved the personnel report indicating the employment of Veda King as director of nursing/division chair of allied health, and accepted the resignation of Alana Rowland, assistant volleyball coach.
The Board elected Dr. Steve Cauble as chair of the Board for FY2011 and Ron Oliver as vice chair. Board clerk is Dr. Duane Dunn and college treasurer and vice treasurer are Tina Call and Mike Brond, respectively. The Board entered into an agreement with Kerry McQueen to serve as Board counsel and designated the High Plains Daily Leader as the legal publication for the college.
The administrative succession plan was reviewed and approved with modifications to the administrator position descriptions. The succession plan was adopted in the spring semester of 2010 and is reviewed annually in order to address any changes in the college operations and to assure administrative oversight of the college.
Rhonda Kinser, director of the Student Support Services grant, provided a review of the accomplishments of the grant and of activities that have been held for students who are participants in the grant initiative. She indicated that the participating students have met grant objectives in retention and transfer rates. The grant initiatives include tutoring, career advising, cultural awareness activities, and university transfer campus visits. Funds for the program are provided through a federal grant and participating students must meet certain qualifications including being a first generation college student, being a federal Pell grant recipient or another qualifying criteria established by the federal program. SCCC/ATS is completing the fifth year of grant activities and have provided services to over 500 students during that time.
The Board adopted the institutional goals, which address the strategic planning objectives including Employee Development, Creating Awareness of the College; Addressing Diversity; Addressing Student Learning; Addressing Technology; and Addressing Workforce Development. The administrative team will provide quarterly reports to the Board regarding achievement of objectives addressing the institutional goals.
Tommy Williams, dean of administrative services, was designated as compliance officer in the Board’s adoption of the college non-discrimination policy. The policy verifies that the college will not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability.
Celeste Donovan, dean of student services, presented a first draft of a tuberculosis prevention plan, which is required by recent legislative action and coordinated through the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Donovan described the working relationship between the college and the Seward County Health Department in developing the plan and providing screening and assistance to those students who are considered by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment as potential high risk for tuberculosis. This plan is a new requirement for the college and addresses consideration of global concerns with student health.
The Board designated the architectural firms of Bartlett & West and Architecture One of Topeka to develop a master land use and facility plan. The development of the master plan has been a component of the college’s strategic plan and, with the merger of the area technical school in 2009, it has become a priority to address the capacity and technological needs of the college. The process of identifying the architects included a request for proposals, a review of submitted proposals, and interviews of the firms who met the proposal criteria. The Bartlett & West and Architecture One firms submitted a joint proposal and will begin focus group discussions with employees, students, trustees, the SCCC/ATS Foundation, Booster Club, and the public in the process of developing a long-term plan for the college.
The Board approved the construction of a storage building for the Shank Humanities building in the amount of $42,600 through Mid-Plains Construction of Plains, Kansas. The storage building will provide necessary space for the theater and other fine arts departments.
Associate Dean of Educational Services Dale Reed discussed the activities available through Kids College, which will be held during the month of July. The first session began July 19 and the second session will begin July 26. Activities and classes range from chef school and cheerleading to robotics and photography.
Cynthia Rapp, dean of instruction, commended Carmen Sumner, surgical technology instructor/coordinator, for completing the required application for accreditation of the extension courses offered at Manhattan through an online format for the surgical technology program.
Rainbow Players will hold its production of “Bye Bye Birdie” at the Showcase Theater on the SCCC/ATS campus Thursday, Friday, and Saturday July 22, 23, and 24.
The next Board meeting will be at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 2.
Dunn announced the first Saints Baseball alumni game will be Sept. 4 and will include a home-run derby and alumni game as well as a dinner and auction as a means of developing an alumni base with baseball players.

Students can now enroll for the fall 2010 semester at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School in Liberal. The schedule is available online at
Students who have a current application for admission on file may enrollment online at
Students, who will be new to campus in the fall, must sign up for an All Saints Day, with the next day scheduled for Thursday, July 22. Other dates are Tuesday, July 27; Tuesday, August 3; and Friday, Aug. 13.
Register at or call 620-417-1100.

Seward County Community College/Area Technical School will offer Elementary French I from 1-2:20 p.m., Monday through Thursday this fall.
The class will emphasize the four important ways that language is assimilated through speaking, writing, listening and reading, using a variety of teaching/learning techniques. Students will come away with a basic knowledge of the French language and an appreciation of its importance throughout the world.
Candy Witt, a retired French teacher for 31 years, is the instructor for the course. She has led numerous tour groups to France, Spain, Italy, England and Switzerland since 1978. She has a passion for the language, culture, art, architecture, history and the cuisine of the beautiful country of France.
Students can enroll in person at 1801 N. Kansas or online at If a student does not have a current application for admission on file, one is available online.

Seward County Community College/Area Technical School has named its residence assistants for the 2010-11 school year.
Resident Assistants, who will help with student housing, will be Maricela Alvarado, Hugoton; Brylee Courkamp, Tyrone, Okla.; Lindy Kowalchuk, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada;Tasha Duvall, Tyrone, Okla.; Jace Moore, Moscow; Laercio Lobo, Dracena, Brazil;Luis Pauyac, Lima, Peru; M.L Badjie, Bakau New Town, The Gambia, West Africa; and Isaiah Thaw, Newton.
Hobble Academic Building, Board Room
7:30 P.M.

I. Call to Order

II. Approval of Minutes of June 28, 2010

III. Visitor Reports:
Introduction of New Employees

B. Board of Trustee Comments

IV. Old Business

V. Hearings/Petitions

VI. New Business
Personnel Report

B. Annual Organization of Board:
1. Election of Officers

2. Trustee Committees

C. Administrative Succession Plan and Annual Review of Administrator Position Descriptions

D. Establish Date and Time of September and December Board Meetings

E. SSS Grant Informational Update

F. Adoption of FY2011 Institutional Goals

G. Board Policy Manual:
1. Annual Review of Board Policy Series #114, Policy on Nondiscrimination/ Appointment of Compliance Officer

2. Proposed Board Policy Series #428: Tuberculosis Prevention Plan

H. Agreement to Employ Board Attorney

I. Land Use Master Planning

J. Bid: Storage Building Behind Humanities

K. Quote: Legal Publication of the College

L. Authorization to Publish the Budget

VII. College Reports:
Associate Dean Reed

B. Dean Rapp

Dean Donovan

D. Dean Williams

E. President Dunn

VIII. Final June 2010 Bills

IX. Bills Pending

X. Other

XI. Adjourn

Sherry Farrell, Health Information Management instructor, and Kim Thomas, Business instructor, at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School, graduated from the Academy for Leadership and Development after successfully completing the program requirements. The Academy for Leadership and Development is a program developed by the Chair Academy, a division of the Maricopa Community College District, in Mesa, Arizona, for to advance organizational leadership and provide succession planning for leaders in post-secondary institutions.
The Academy is a year-long program which includes an initial week of on-site training; a practicum experience involving implementation of an individualized professional development plan focusing on the application of skills learned during training; a mentor and coaching program; and a final week of on-site training consisting of additional leadership issues. Some of the topics covered include: Complex Role of the Organizational Leader, Work Behavioral Styles, Building Effective Work Teams, Strategic Planning and Scenario Thinking, Managing Conflict Productively, Facilitating, Integrating, & Celebrating Strengths, Dimensions of Leadership, Leading and Managing Change, Leader as Manager, Valuing Diversity & Cultural Competence, Hiring and Orienting for Excellence, Coaching, Developing, & Talent Management, and Leading Part-Time Staff.
The participants, who are selected and nominated by their individual colleges, had to complete an individual Professional Development Plan, a mid-year program reflection report and a comprehensive final reflection report, Thomas said.
They also met with a mentor of our choosing during the year and a supervisor and two other people submitted surveys that gauged their leadership skills, Farrell said.

Seward County Community College/Area Technical School has named its spring 2009 semester President’s Honor Roll, Dean’s Honor Roll and Part-time Dean’s Honor Roll.
Students who complete at least 15 credit hours in courses numbered 100 and above and maintain a grade point average of 4.0 shall be eligible for the President’s Honor Roll.
Jesus Pereda, Adams, OK
Shelby Casey, Amarillo, TX
Eduardo Munoz Poletti, Asuncion, Paraguay
Austin Cowan, Balko, OK
Oleksandr Doroshkov, Bila Tserkva, UA
Sylvia Perez, Crowell, TX
Kauana Goncalves, Cuiaba, Brazil
Carlos Bonfim De Souza, Curitiba, Brazil
Elizabeth Ginther, Dodge City, KS
Kendra Spresser, Dresden, KS
Kelby Tomlinson, Elgin, OK
Jesse Rosas, Elkhart, KS
Marina Vergara, Hugoton, KS
Andrea Courkamp, Liberal, KS
Kelsey Darnell, Liberal, KS
Virginia Gastelum, Liberal, KS
Samantha Gillespie, Liberal, KS
Trevor Gonzales, Liberal, KS
Barbara Hanna, Liberal, KS
Jonathan Hanna, Liberal, KS
Andrea Hart, Liberal, KS
Mark Hartle, Liberal, KS
Cesar Jurado, Liberal, KS
Anh Thu Nguyen, Liberal, KS
Tung Nguyen, Liberal, KS
Adam Regier, Liberal, KS
Aaron Schaffer, Liberal, KS
Thuy Truong, Liberal, KS
Tuyet Truong, Liberal, KS
Janette Vargas, Liberal, KS
Kristen Walter, Liberal, KS
Luis Pauyac-Martinez, Lima, Peru
Dana Loewen, Meade, KS
Chelsea Kohlman, Plains, KS
Sheina Fernandes, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Samuel Dillon, Satanta, KS
Hayes Kelman, Sublette, KS
Eleazar Fernandez, Texhoma, OK
Cody Ashpaugh, Tyrone, OK
Shaley Thomas, Tyrone, OK
Calista Curl, Ulysses, KS
Marycarmen Perez, Ulysses, KS

The Dean’s Honor Roll recognizes those students who maintained a 3.5 or greater grade point average and completed at least 12 credit hours in courses numbered 100 or above.

Maria Jurado, Amarillo, TX
Lucas Campbell, Arvada, CO
Talayna Frantz, Beaver, OK
Ryan Nelson, Beaver, OK
Stefan Ignjatovic, Belgrade, Serbia
Terra Hennigh, Booker, TX
Nathan Nelmes, Brisbane, Australia
Gustavo Ruiz Abad, Caracas, Venezuela
Jordan Dallalio, Carrollton, TX
Serena Erpelding, Colorado Springs, CO
Jared Wagner, Danville, CA
Antigone Lowery, Denton, TX
Madeline Taylor, Denton, TX
Amber Lauer, Elkhart, KS
Kyle Merhoff, Greensburg, KS
Viridiana Vargas, Guymon, OK
Kanadi Paden, Hooker, OK
Jaime Peralta, Hooker, OK
Janeth Calzadillas, Hugoton, KS
Marilyn Eddleman-Cosby, Hugoton, KS
Diana Gill, Hugoton, KS
Katie Hart, Hugoton, KS
Jessica Sisseck, Hugoton, KS
Haley Adkinson, Johnson City, KS
Marina Rodriguez, Kismet, KS
Joshua Dawson, Lawton, OK
Keeley Jo Acuna, Liberal, KS
Alma Adame, Liberal, KS
Abigail Alvarado, Liberal, KS
Lexi Amos-Lyddon, Liberal, KS
Joanna Anchondo, Liberal, KS
Wendy Bolanos, Liberal, KS
Kristina Brisendine, Liberal, KS
Donna Brown, Liberal, KS
Terry Bryan, Liberal, KS
Adolfo Cardoza, Liberal, KS
Nikki Carpenter, Liberal, KS
Kennedy Conner, Liberal, KS
Jose Cordova, Liberal, KS
Chelsea Droste, Liberal, KS
Liberty Feenstra, Liberal, KS
Tara Flores, Liberal, KS
Chris Flowers, Liberal, KS
Andrew Froelich, Liberal, KS
Luis Fuentes, Liberal, KS
Erica Gant, Liberal, KS
Armando Gomez, Liberal, KS
Mariana Gonzalez, Liberal, KS
Heather Grant, Liberal, KS
Layne Greeson, Liberal, KS
Jesus Holguin, Liberal, KS
Preston Johnson, Liberal, KS
Monica Limon, Liberal, KS
David Linares, Liberal, KS
Jesus Lopez, Liberal, KS
Rodolfo Lopez, Liberal, KS
Kristine Maes, Liberal, KS
Velvet Martin, Liberal, KS
Michael Maxwell, Liberal, KS
Sayde McVey, Liberal, KS
Cesar Mendez, Liberal, KS
Kenia Mendez, Liberal, KS
Rene Mendoza, Liberal, KS
Mickey Miller, Liberal, KS
Ethan Myers, Liberal, KS
Martin Nevarez, Liberal, KS
Tasha Newton, Liberal, KS
Austin Parnell, Liberal, KS
Marina Rageth, Liberal, KS
Karla Ramos, Liberal, KS
Jose Rodriguez, Liberal, KS
Angela Saythany, Liberal, KS
Jessica Snodgrass, Liberal, KS
John Staton, Liberal, KS
Jennifer Thach, Liberal, KS
Cassandra Thompson, Liberal, KS
Joshua Towner, Liberal, KS
Long Vo Le, Liberal, KS
Taryn Westerman, Liberal, KS
Shawna Wiebe, Liberal, KS
Marilyn Zamora, Liberal, KS
Juraj Stepanovic, Liberec, Czech Republic
Brianna Baron, Maple Ridge, BC
Brittany Demas, Maple Ridge, BC
Leah Sitter, Maple Ridge, BC
John Haynes, McLean, TX
Tanya Cook, Meade, KS
Dustin Little, Meade, KS
Raechelle Romero, Meade, KS
Ashleigh Snook, Meade, KS
Crysta Tuttle, Meade, KS
Jaime Maldonado, Moscow, KS
Jace Moore, Moscow, KS
Amy Schartz, North Platte, NE
Karen Jackson, Peoria, AZ
Julia Burris, Perryton, TX
Edgar Rodriguez, Perryton, TX
Adriann D'Amico, Piedmont, MO
Sandra O'Toole, Plains, KS
Channing Pepper, Plains, KS
Laercio Lobo, Presidente Prudente, Brazil
Courtney Reza, Rolla, KS
Jeramie Schwindt, Rolla, KS
Fanny Benincasa, Saint Jean D Illac, France
Lindy Dee Kowalchuk, Saskatoon, SK
Andrew Augerot, Scott City, KS
Hayden Holub, Seymour, TX
Jordan Eder, Sharon Springs, KS
Ethan Zweygardt, St Francis, KS
Meriell Martinez, Sublette, KS
Gorge Rosales, Texhoma, OK
Breonna Coleman, Turpin, OK
Kaitlyn Nickel, Turpin, OK
Rachel Vangieson, Turpin, OK
Jentri Cooper, Tyrone, OK
Brylee Courkamp, Tyrone, OK
Lindy King, Tyrone, OK
Shelley Mayes, Tyrone, OK
Terri Abernathy, Ulysses, KS
Kelsey Cook, Ulysses, KS
Justin Cravens, Ulysses, KS
Ruby DeHerrera, Ulysses, KS
Lisa Eisiminger, Ulysses, KS
Chelsea Gray, Ulysses, KS
Bradley Neatherlin, Ulysses, KS
Enrique Rodriguez, Ulysses, KS
Maygan Twilleger, Ulysses, KS
Lexie Baldwin, Wichita, KS
Amanda Savage, Wichita, KS
Tak Yee Leung, Yuen Long NT, Hong Kong

The Part-time Dean’s Honor Roll recognizes those students who complete no less than six nor more than eleven credit hours in courses numbered 100 and above. These students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or greater for honor roll eligibility.

Rebecca Zielke, Balko, OK
Reba Lasseur, Bend, OR
Ismail Bouziane, Cheria, ALG
Albert Withers, Copeland, KS
Roberto Rendon, Dodge City, KS
Jeremy DeLeon, Elkhart, KS
Seth White, Elkhart, KS
Celesta Robinson, Fort Riley, KS
Cari Neault, Grass Valley, CA
Leah Hillman, Guymon, OK
David Salazar, Guymon, OK
Codi Chriestenson, Hardesty, OK
Amara Barber, Hays, KS
Yadira Ugarte, Hooker, OK
Peggy Boothby, Hugoton, KS
Maria Cruz, Hugoton, KS
Damaris Escalera, Hugoton, KS
Reghan Finney, Hugoton, KS
Daisy Grewell, Hugoton, KS
Tyler Honeman, Hugoton, KS
Eunice Lunceford, Hugoton, KS
Gregory Miranda, Hugoton, KS
Preston Patterson, Hugoton, KS
Tammy Slocum, Hugoton, KS
Edward Stevenson, Hugoton, KS
Breanna Turpin, Hugoton, KS
Aimee Davis, Junction City, KS
Josiah Cervantes, Kismet, KS
Julie Jones, Kismet, KS
Levi Adams, Liberal, KS
Gloria Alonso, Liberal, KS
Isela Alvarado, Liberal, KS
Katherine Alvarado, Liberal, KS
Triana Barragan, Liberal, KS
Jay Bhakta, Liberal, KS
Carrie Booth, Liberal, KS
Walter Bowden, Liberal, KS
Mirella Buchman, Liberal, KS
Gabino Cadena, Liberal, KS
Angelica Chantharath, Liberal, KS
Maria Chavez, Liberal, KS
Mui Chi, Liberal, KS
BaoLong Do, Liberal, KS
Enrique Estrada, Liberal, KS
Kasandra Finley, Liberal, KS
Kelli Francis, Liberal, KS
Kelly Francis, Liberal, KS
Livesey George, Liberal, KS
Barbara Gragg, Liberal, KS
Matthew Hall, Liberal, KS
Brie Heaton, Liberal, KS
Stephanie Jacquez, Liberal, KS
Jennifer Knox, Liberal, KS
Mikayla Knudsen, Liberal, KS
Nancy Koerner, Liberal, KS
Efrain Lira, Liberal, KS
Ayaka Makishima, Liberal, KS
Chris McDaniel, Liberal, KS
Irving Morales, Liberal, KS
Ivan Morales, Liberal, KS
Duc Nguyen, Liberal, KS
Susan Nguyen, Liberal, KS
Vince Nguyen, Liberal, KS
Sergio Ortega-Marquez, Liberal, KS
Nancy Ortiz, Liberal, KS
Tyler Payne, Liberal, KS
Marisol Pena, Liberal, KS
Selene Perez, Liberal, KS
Rebekah Pewthers, Liberal, KS
Nguyen Pham, Liberal, KS
Chelsea Pipkin, Liberal, KS
Tiffany Prater, Liberal, KS
Evelyn Quintana, Liberal, KS
Yoko Rader, Liberal, KS
Danessa Ramirez, Liberal, KS
Juan Ramirez, Liberal, KS
Rose Ramirez, Liberal, KS
Maira Regalado, Liberal, KS
Antonio Rodriguez, Liberal, KS
Verenice Rodriguez, Liberal, KS
Michelle Rotrock, Liberal, KS
Stacy Ruiz, Liberal, KS
Olegario Saenz, Liberal, KS
Alma Sobalvarro, Liberal, KS
Michael Stegman, Liberal, KS
Patricia Stegman, Liberal, KS
Julie Sumner, Liberal, KS
Briseyda Urias, Liberal, KS
Adriana Vazquez, Liberal, KS
Andrew Wolford, Liberal, KS
Derrick Bishop, Manhattan, KS
Dakota Benear, Meade, KS
Chelsey Brauer, Meade, KS
Landry Cordes, Meade, KS
Robin Flowers, Meade, KS
Luella Fregon, Meade, KS
Joshua Mann, Meade, KS
Jordan Moshier, Meade, KS
Kaitlyn Reichmann, Meade, KS
Tyler Reimer, Meade, KS
Ashton Ross, Meade, KS
Quianne Schmidt, Meade, KS
Alexandra Davidson, Moscow, KS
Mackenzie Dobie, Moscow, KS
Gwendolyn Friesen, Moscow, KS
Raymundo Garcia, Moscow, KS
Osvaldo Granillo, Moscow, KS
Payton Hickert, Moscow, KS
Hamid Martinez, Moscow, KS
Zane May, Moscow, KS
Allison Stokes, Moscow, KS
Emily White, Moscow, KS
Edward Swanson, Oxford, KS
Michelle Cantrell, Perryton, TX
Amy Hanning-Wright, Perryton, TX
Marla Newton, Perryton, TX
Whitney Garinger, Plains, KS
Dakota Jacobs, Plains, KS
Jessica Stout, Plains, KS
Kevin Watson, Plains, KS
Samantha Johnson, Rochdale Village, NY
Carl Cox, Rolla, KS
Dotti Ratzlaff, Rolla, KS
Nichole Varner, Rolla, KS
Kurtis Clawson, Satanta, KS
Shelby Connor, Satanta, KS
Naura Harlow, Satanta, KS
Megan Kuehler, Satanta, KS
Jeremiah Martinez, Satanta, KS
Lana McDonald, Satanta, KS
Wyatt Miller, Satanta, KS
Pamela Roberts, Satanta, KS
Courtney Lohr, St. Francis, KS
Nathan Birney, Sublette, KS
Eric Bustillos, Sublette, KS
Danny Gonzalez, Sublette, KS
Matthew Lower, Sublette, KS
Terry Lucas, Sublette, KS
Alejandra Lucido, Sublette, KS
Karsyn Meairs, Sublette, KS
Ellen Miller, Sublette, KS
Megan Orth, Sublette, KS
Johnathon Ricketts, Sublette, KS
Jolene Williams, Sublette, KS
Ashley Burkett Crist, Syracuse, KS
Aaron Mauk, Topeka, KS
Abigail Parra, Turpin, OK
Tammie Thompson, Turpin, OK
Kyle Miller, Tyrone, OK
Courtney Anthony, Ulysses, KS
Kristin Baldwin, Ulysses, KS
Katelynn Cantrell, Ulysses, KS
James Curl, Ulysses, KS
Ruth Edwards, Ulysses, KS
Mathew Ellis, Ulysses, KS
Guillermina Fischer, Ulysses, KS
Ryan Kautz, Ulysses, KS
Janni Meierhoff, Ulysses, KS
Larry Peden, Ulysses, KS
Melody Small, Ulysses, KS
Kristen Wheeler, Westmoreland, KS
Maria King, Wichita, KS

The Diesel Technology program at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School has received certification by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
To achieve this coveted recognition, the college training program underwent rigorous evaluation by the NATEF. Nationally accepted standards of excellence in areas such as instruction, facilities, and equipment were used.
“This is great news for automotive-minded young people and their parents,” said Donald Seyfer, NATEF Chair. “Because this program increases cooperation between local education and industry leaders, it gives added assurance that SCCC/ATS’ graduates will be employable entry-level technicians. As a result of the quality education provided by SCCC/ATS, the motoring public will benefit since better repair technicians will join the work force.” Upon completion of the evaluation, NATEF recommended that SCCC/ATS be certified by The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). ASE is a national non-profit organization which tests and certifies repair technicians, in addition to certifying automotive training programs.
“During the past few months, we have worked closely with NATEF to make certain that out program would meet strict industry standards, and now we are delighted to join the ranks of the ASE certified training programs, said Gerald Kail, instructor. “Students will be assured of a quality education, and shop owners will be assured of getting quality job applicants.”

Seward County Community College/Area Technical School is offering a number of summer enrichment courses for students entering grades 1-7. Session 1 is July 19-22 and session II is July 26-29. Classes are offered 8-10 a.m. or 10:15-12:15 p.m.
Classes this year are Basic Art, Chef College, Cheerleading, Drama, Digital Photography, Hip Hop, Dancing Like a Star, Arts & Crafts, Challenge Course, Video Gaming, Friendship Bracelets, Swimming, Ceramics, Music Madness, Drawing, Archery, Fun Food, Basic Art, NASCAR Soap Box Derby Cars, and LEGO Engineering.
Each class is $25, except for Video Gaming, $89, and LEGO Engineering, $139.
Anyone enrolled in Kids College can have pizza and swim from 12:30-2:15 p.m., July 23 and July 30.
Call 620-417-1170 or come by the Office of Business & Industry, Student Activities Center, 1801 N. Kansas in Liberal to enroll.
After two successful seasons for Seward County, sophomore sluggers Luke Campbell and Quay Grant have signed their National Letters of Intent to play for Coach Ray Birmingham and NCAA Regional participant, the University of New Mexico for the 2010-2011 season.
Grant played primarily 3rd base for the Saints this season while also serving as Seward’s stopper at the end of ballgames. He finished the season hitting .365 with 13 doubles, 7 home runs, and 51 RBI’s as well as a 3.67 ERA on the hill for the Saints. However, it was Grant’s .446 batting average and 31 RBI’s in 32 games during Jayhawk West Conference play that earned the sophomore 1st Team All-Conference and 1st Team All-Region accolades when the postseason awards were announced. Grant says that he has been told that he will also be given the chance to work as a two way player while at UNM.
Campbell will join the hitter friendly confines of Isotopes Park at UNM after having yet another stellar season in the middle of the Seward order for Coach Galen McSpadden. Campbell led the Saints in hitting in 2010, posting a .378 average with 16 doubles, 9 home runs, and a team high 65 RBI’s. It was the second straight season that Campbell put up big power numbers for Seward as the Arvada, Colorado native hit .362 with 11 home runs and 57 RBI’s as a freshman in 2009. The two year totals for Campbell stack up favorably against some of the best players in school history as his 20 home runs ranks 8th all-time while his 122 RBI’s but him 4th on the school’s all-time list. Campbell’s play on the diamond this season earned him 1st Team All-Conference and 2nd Team All-Region honors.
The pair will join a Lobos team that made it to NCAA Regionals this season and took a run at Super Regionals after pulling off one of the biggest upsets in regional play by knocking off one of the top pitchers in the Pac-10 in Jordan Pries and the Stanford Cardinal in their first game of the tournament. UNM then held a late lead in their winners bracket game against Minnesota but lost the lead late and fell in extra innings before having their season finished by host Cal State Fullerton a day later to make them 38-22 to finish the 2010 season.