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Nursing director retires after 29 years

April 30, 2010

Steve Hecox is retiring this year after 29 years of teaching and supervising in the Allied Health department of the college. Hecox grew up in Tyrone, Okla. where he graduated from high school. He went...

Fiesta and car show rev up community

Fiesta and car show rev up community
April 30, 2010

The annual college Spring Fiesta and car show entertained the locals April 25 from 1-5 p.m. “It brought not only students, but young families together for a fun day at the college,” Seward student...

Phi Theta Kappa Quiz Bowl game night tests knowledge

Phi Theta Kappa Quiz Bowl game night tests knowledge
April 30, 2010

Students and faculty gathered around their buzzers for a night of friendly competion at the Phi Theta Kappa sponsored Quiz Bowl event.Participants enjoyed pizza and other refreshments before the main event...

Former Seward student throws pot, inspires student artists

Former Seward student throws pot, inspires student artists
April 30, 2010

Wearing clay-strained jeans, artist John McCluggage looks like he has had a long, hard day of work. He finally stands on a bucket to continue shaping 350 pounds of clay in the college ceramic art studio....

Budgeting: keeping your spending on track

April 30, 2010

Do you know why a budget is so important? For most people it seems that creating a budget is just a tedious financial exercise, especially if you feel your finances are already in good order. But you might...

Still, quiet hallways make imagination run wild

April 30, 2010

I don’t know if I’m the only one who feels it. I probably am, but then again that’s the fun part of it, I guess. It’s somewhat kind of fun to walk the halls of this campus at night. I don’t...

Music instructor receives doctorate, builds hopes

Music instructor receives  doctorate, builds hopes
April 29, 2010

Seward County Community College/Area Technical School music instructor Magda Silva has recently received her doctorate in musical arts from Arizona State University. Along with receiving her doctorate...

Technical school hosts car show

April 19, 2010

The Area Technical School is hosting its fourth annual car show, beginning at 1 p.m. on April 25 at the Area Technical School, 2215 N. Kansas Ave. Setup will begin at 9:30 a.m. The car show will be at...

Spring Fiesta welcomes community to college

April 19, 2010

The college will welcome the community to the campus for the Spring Fiesta, which will begin at 1 p.m. April 25. The day is packed full of things to do for the whole family. “The Spring Fiesta includes...

Tennis captain finds passion in economics

Crusader photo/Jose Rodriguez 
Saints men’s tennis team captain Carlos Souza has maintained a 3.96 GPA while studying five hours a day pursuing four majors.
April 16, 2010

Carlos Souza has balanced being the Saints men’s tennis team captain, having four majors, and maintaining outstanding grades in his two years at Seward County Community College. He does all this with...

A national berth doesn’t come easy

A national berth doesn’t come easy
April 15, 2010

The men’s and women’s tennis teams have made several NJCAA National Tennis Tournament appearances, but never have both teams gone in the same year. This season, the Saints and Lady Saints are working...

Milestone Win No. 300

Softball coach Andrea Gustafson shares a moment with two Seward County players. Gustafson recorded the 300th win of her collegiate coaching career April 10.
April 15, 2010

What value is in a number? In sports, numbers are everything. A player with a .215 career batting average in college most likely will not be given a chance to make a Major League team or even an Olympic...

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