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BCC offers Beginning Guitar class

Barton Community College is offering Beginning Guitar (MUSI 1000) from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays starting Oct. 10 in room F111. The class will be taught by experienced guitar player Curtis Oberle.

October 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


BCC offers Mental Health Tech program

Barton Community College is accepting applications for its Mental Health Technician (MHT) program set to begin Jan. 8, 2018. Applications will be accepted through Nov. 1.

October 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Freshmen honorary Quest selects new members

MANHATTAN - Kansas State University has selected 30 freshmen to become members of Quest, the freshmen honorary.

October 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


4-H scholarship recipients

Barton County 4-H members were presented scholarships to further their education from the Barton County 4-H Holding Board, Chari Miller-Manry and the Carl and Evelyn Miller Memorial scholarship funds. The 4-H Holding Board Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation and all funds are used for the benefit of 4-H youth of Barton County. Matching funds for the Holding Board scholarships were provided by Chari Miller-Manry, in memory of Allan V. Miller who served as a volunteer 4-H leader for many years. Carl and Evelyn Miller were leaders for the Lakin Go-Getters 4-H club. Carl served on the 4-H Holding Board from ...

October 07, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


All Star Band members

Selected for the first ever Kansas State University All Star Band were Great Bend High School band members Daniela Astrain-Favela, clarinet; Robert Frizell, drum major; and Allen To, snare drum. The students practiced on Sept. 8-9, and performed at the KSU halftime with KSU Bands. Band Director Mark DeWald sponsored the students.

September 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


GBHS Marching Band

The 2017-2018 Great Bend High School Marching Band is photographed at the Kansas State Fair. They band is directed by Mark DeWald and Don Regehr. Donna Becker is the color guard instructor and Alan Baxter is drum line instructor. Robert Frizell is head drum major and Audrey Muth is assistant drum major. Varsity players are: Flutes: Katherine Snapp & Jessica Nieto, section leaders; Sabrina Craddock, McKenna Esfeld, Alexis Folkerts, Chloe Gibson, Jesseca Hames, Audrey Muth, Olivia Petrik, Priscilla Ramirez. Clarinets: Daniela Astrain-Favela, section leader; Chastity Bennett, Lauren Doctor, Lisa Marlow, Accacia Pedigo, Amelia Sommers, Talaya Stout, Mindy Wittig. Alto saxophones: Emma ...

September 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


KSU students earn summer degrees, graduation honors

MANHATTAN - More than 620 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this summer. The graduates hail from 60 Kansas counties, 39 states and 25 countries.

September 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Scholarships awarded at K-State event in Great Bend

MANHATTAN – Thirteen area students were awarded scholarships to Kansas State University totaling $2,600 at the Great Bend Area K-State Alumni Club's alumni/student tailgate party Sept. 11 in Great Bend.

September 30, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Kansas colleges sign agreements to launch DirectLink

MANHATTAN - Kansas State University and the state's community colleges have joined to improve the success of transfer students through the creation of DirectLink.

September 25, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Peyton Burkhart joins Incredible Years Preschool teaching staff

A lifetime attraction to the teaching profession, as well as a welcoming atmosphere at Incredible Years Preschool combined to draw a Great Bend native to a position at the facility.

September 20, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education


Fort Hays State University awards scholarships

HAYS - Local students are among the winners of general academic scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year from Fort Hays State University.

September 16, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Site Council members for 2017-2018 school year selected

Principals at Great Bend USD 428 learning centers submitted names of recommended 2017-2018 Site Council members for their schools. These were approved at last Monday's school board meeting:

September 15, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


New teachers welcomed

The new USD 428 teacher class of 2017-18 includes Alden Adams, Helping Hands Preschool; Kylie Birney, Abigail Rodriguez and Tina Vondracek, Lincoln; Brandi Boese, Andrea Ingram and Gail Skalla, Eisenhower; Rhonda Geisler, Riley; Molly Burger, Jefferson; Marlene Regehr and Darla Saindon, Park; Jennifer Christiansen, Jennifer Demaree, Destiny Denney, Jason Drouillard, Courtney Maska, Tyler Rydman and Brian Williams, Great Bend Middle School; Linsey Van Ornum, Jennifer Hopkins, Courtney True, Karla Martinez and Sheri Heilman, Great Bend High School; Liz Gruis, BCSS Ellinwood; and Michaela Heitschmidt, speech language pathologist.

September 10, 2017 | Special to the Tribune | Education


KSU Alumni Association unveils stained glass mural

MANHATTAN – On Sept. 2, the K-State Alumni Association unveiled a stunning 14 feet x 7 feet stained glass mural paying tribute to four iconic buildings on campus – buildings that represent K-State's history and tradition, academic excellence, student life and campus beauty. The stained glass masterpiece, revealed during a donor reception, is the newest K-State artifact on display at the Alumni Center and is located on the first floor of the facility, adjacent to the Tointon Great Room.

September 09, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


2017 Usd #431 Educational Foundation Scholaship Golf Tournament raises $4,800 for Class of 2018

HOISINGTON - The Hoisington USD 431 Education Foundation hosted its 8th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 2 at Lake Barton Golf Club. The weather cooperated, leading to increased participation, said USD 431 Superintendent Bill Lowry.

September 08, 2017 | Veronica Coons | Education


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Barton Community College announces summer 2017 graduates

Barton Community College has announced its list of graduates who earned associate degrees or certificates for career training during the summer semester of 2017.

October 21, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


Great Bend High School 1st Quarter Honor Roll

All A

October 21, 2017 | Tribune Staff | Education


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