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SCCC prepares for 2018 Graduation

SCCC prepares for 2018 Graduation

Alondra Trevizo, Club Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Graduation is right around the corner. Caps and gowns are being picked up and graduation party planning is in full gear.The festivities will begin on Friday, May 4 with the Nursing Capping and Pinning at 6 p.m. in the Greenhouse. The following day, the 47th annual Seward County Community College Commen...

SCCC 2018-19 Resident Assistants chosen

SCCC 2018-19 Resident Assistants chosen

Amberley Taylor, Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As the 2017-18 school year comes to an end, the plans for next year begin. For Seward County Community College student housing, this means finding new students who want to become resident assistants (RA). Nine new resident assistants have been chosen for the 2018-19 school year. These students were chos...

Liberal to host annual Cinco De Mayo Celebration

Liberal to host annual Cinco De Mayo Celebration

Amberley Taylor, Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As Cinco De Mayo approaches, the community of Liberal prepares to celebrate one of the largest cultural events in Southwest Kansas, also known as the day to celebrate Mexico's victory over the French Empire. The celebration will begin on Saturday, May 5. The Cinco de Mayo Princess Pageant will take...

Phonathon exceeds $30,000 goal

Phonathon exceeds $30,000 goal

Alondra Trevizo, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The ninth annual Phonathon has come to an end. Seward County Community College students and faculty gathered to call alumni and previous donors to meet their $30,000 goal. The Phonathon began Thursday, April 3 and ended Friday, April 13. The money raised will go to scholarships and organizations that SCCC stu...

De-stress Week: A time to relax and recharge

De-stress Week: A time to relax and recharge

Alondra Trevizo, Club Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As finals week draws near, Seward County Community College’s Student Government Association (SGA) has put together a week long list of festivities. These activities are meant to encourage students to close the textbooks and step away from the notes. De-stress week allows students to create happy memori...

Metal doesn’t break

Metal doesn’t break

Michelle Mattich, Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

At Seward County Community College's technical school, there’s a big workshop with a small door that leads into a classroom. This is where 17- year-old Ethan Frerichs spends most of his time. The dual enrolled high school senior and second year SCCC student has had a love for metals since he was just ...

Women in Robotics

Women in Robotics

Michelle Mattich, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

At the center of a lego course in the computer room was two young ladies who were eagerly grabbing parts to construct a Lego Ev3 robot. Kaitlyn Thompson, a 6th grader at Seymour Rodgers, and Jordyn Sautter, a 4th grader at Meadowlark Elementary, played with the robot and even added ears and wings to th...

SCCC Foundation hosts ninth annual Phonathon

SCCC Foundation hosts ninth annual Phonathon

Michelle Mattich, Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

It is time for the annual phonathon this year! Student organizations and  volunteer faculty members will call alumni and donors in an attempt to raise $30,000 for scholarships and student activities at Seward County Community College. Chandler Kirkhart, SCCC’s Annual Giving Officer, is in charge ...

SCCC presents You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

SCCC presents You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

Angelica Alfaro, Club Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

"You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown" is coming to Seward County Community College. The drama and music department will be presenting the spring musical which is based on the comic strips “Peanuts” by Charles M. Schulz. The 1967 musical comedy is an average day in the life of Charlie Brown. Matthew Sch...

Crusader excels at state competition

Crusader excels at state competition

Amberley Taylor, Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Crusader News staff made their mark at the Kansas College Media Conference, earning a total of 24 awards at the annual contest for student media. The staff competed in a variety of categories for media, even entering some contests that found them placing higher than some four-year universities. ...

Crusader Logo gets a Makeover

Crusader Logo gets a Makeover

Alondra Trevizo, Club Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Crusader logo just got a makeover! The Crusader is a student run newspaper. Students produce all of the content and Crusader News wanted the logo to reflect that, so they asked the Seward County Community College graphic design classes for help. Four students submitted original logo designs. Their designs wer...

Fosdick leaves her mark on SCCC and the community

Fosdick leaves her mark on SCCC and the community

Amberley Taylor, Editor

March 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Seward County Community College not only lost a member of the staff, but lost a friend to many. Joy Fosdick passed away unexpectedly after heart surgery on Monday, March 26. Fosdick was born on November 28, 1955 in Liberal. She attended Liberal schools and even graduated with her associates deg...

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