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GCCC Receives Draft Report After HLC Site Team Visit

(special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — After a successful Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Site Team Visit in November of 2018, Garden City Community College received the first draft of the Site Team’s Peer Review Report. The draft report was provided to the GCCC Interim President, Dr. Ryan Ruda, and the HLC Accreditation Liaison Officer...
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GCHS Art Students Receive Awards

(special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City High School art students participated in the Twenty-Fifth Annual Western Kansas Scholastic Art (WKSA) Competition and Exhibition 2019 and recently received word on how they ranked in the competition.  The winners work will be on display at the Baker Arts Center in Liberal, Kansas January 27th – February 22nd. Garden City High...
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Health Awareness Week scheduled for Garden City

(special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Garden City Commissioner, Roy Cessna, will read a proclamation at Florence Wilson Elementary School, 1709 Labrador Blvd., at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, January 21st.  The proclamation declares the week of January 20th through January 26, 2019, as Health Awareness Week in Garden City, Kansas.  The proclamation will urge all...
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Fankhauser elected as Mayor of Garden City

GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Garden City city commission met for the second time in 2019 on Tuesday afternoon at the commission chambers. Dan Fankhauser was re-elected as Mayor of Garden City for his second term, replacing previous Mayor, Roy Cessna who stepped down. Fankhauser was the mayor of Garden City City when many...
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USD 457 honors school board leaders

(special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — January is School Board Recognition Month and Garden City Public Schools is joining other school districts across the state to acknowledge the important contributions local school board members make to their communities.  The thousands of elected school board members are honored by their schools and communities for their...
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Hugoton man wins big on scratch off ticket

(special to westernkansasnews.com) TOPEKA, Kan. — Charles “Chuck” Holt of Hugoton made the long drive to Topeka this week to claim his $100,000 prize he won on the 100X The Cash instant game. Long hauls aren’t anything new to Holt, who is a truck driver, but this ride was particularly nerve-wracking. “I scratched the ticket...
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Victor Ornelas Elementary to host blood drive

(special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Victor Ornelas Elementary School will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29th, in the Art Room at the school, 3401 E. Spruce Street.  Contact Brynne Hamlin to schedule your appointment at 620-805-7926 or bhamlin@gckschools.com.  Donors must present a photo ID,...
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DCCC’s Advocating for Tomorrow event

(special to westernkansasnews.com) DODGE CITY, Kan. — As technology bounds forward in ever-increasing leaps, Dodge City Community College, like many institutions across the country, is becoming more aware that on college campuses today, building a productive student experience requires embracing tomorrow. Tomorrow includes new, student-centric technology and the ways it is changing the learning environment....
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Garden City’s Kenneth Henderson Middle School announces fall honor roll

(special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Kenneth Henderson Middle School has recently announced its A-B honor roll for seventh and eighth grade students for the fall semester of the 2018-2019 school year.  The honor roll includes:   A Honor Roll Seventh grade: Alexis Arwine, Henry Bors, Graham Dirks, Lillith Morrison, Selena Nguyen, Emma Ortiz,...
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Garden City’s Horace J. Good Middle School announces fall honor roll

(special to westernkansasnews.com) GARDEN CITY, Kan. — Horace J. Good Middle School has recently announced its honor roll for seventh and eighth grade students for the fall semester of the 2018-2019 school year.  The honor roll includes: A Honor Roll Seventh grade: Karl Nathan P. Aguilar, Cynthia Aguilera-Medina, Jennifer Andrade-Tavira, Reagan G. Clodfelter, Calista E. Davis, Alexander...
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