The Seward County Community College livestock judging team placed the highest in 20 years at a regional competition recently.

The SCCC sophomore livestock judging team was second overall at the Albuquerque, N.M., competition recently. Trevor Winchester, Liberal, was first; Sandi Cortez, Thibodaux, LA, seventh; and Zach McCracken, Syracuse, eighth.

Both the freshman and sophomore teams judged at the Tri-State Fair in Amarillo with 45 individuals competing in each division. McCracken was first with Theresa Manriquez, Hugoton, fourth; Cortez, sixth; Erin Russell, Hooker, Okla., eighth; and Chad Bransgrove, Balko, Okla., 10th. The sophomore team finished first overall.

The freshman team was first overall with Travis Stovall, Durango, Colo., second; Sara McManus, Castle Rock, Colo., third; Whitney Plunkett, Syracuse, eighth; and Alissa Imler, Satanta, 13th.

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Seward County Community College Business & Industry will offer a one-day course entitled Improving Attitudes in the workplace, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11, in SW229C&D. The $60 workshop will be taught by Instructor John Mulvaney. Lunch is not included.

One of the biggest obstacles in developing teamwork and productivity is negative attitudes that, over time, fester and grow within a department or organization. This workshop will focus on effective strategies to deal with a variety of attitude problems that are likely to occur in any workplace.

To sign up for the workshop, call 620-629-2650 or 1-800-373-9951, ext. 650 or email
On Wednesday, September 27, at 7:30 p.m., in the SCCC Student Union Conference Room D, Dr. John Loucks will read his paper, "Christian Fundamentalism: A Counter Cultural Challenge to C.P. Snow's Dualism," that he presented at Oxford University, Oxford, England this past July. The public is invited. In addition to the reading of the paper, a brief power point presentation will be shared. Refreshments and copies of the manuscript will be available to the public. Following the presentation and reading, discussion will be encouraged.

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