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HutchCC to Host Enrollment Days May 29, 2019

Hutchinson Community College has scheduled three special enrollment days for students to enroll for the fall 2019 semester.

The open enrollment dates for any incoming student are on: Friday, May 31; Friday, June 21; and Friday, July 19.  All events are held on the HutchCC main campus in Hutchinson. Interested students must register for the event online at www.hutchcc.edu/enroll.

Students attending the enrollment days will receive advising, complete any necessary placement testing and have an opportunity to tour the campus and facilities.  There are two enrollment registration times on each of the open enrollment dates, at 8:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

For more information on the enrollment dates, contact Admissions at admissions@hutchcc.edu.

For more information on Hutchinson Community College, visit the college website at www.hutchcc.edu.

Erin Beavers Named Dragon Educator of the Year May 29, 2019

Hutchinson Community College has announced that Erin Beavers, Professor of Chemistry, has been selected as the 2018-19 Dragon Educator of the Year.

Beavers was selected for the honor from nominees from all academic areas by the HutchCC Student Government Association (SGA). Instructors are nominated by Hutchinson Community College students, and then complete a selection process conducted by SGA.  Beavers received her honor at the College’s commencement on May 10.

Beavers teaches Chemistry I, Chemistry II and the labs associated with each as well as providing academic advising to students. She received her Bachelors of Science in Chemistry from Emporia State University in 2005 and earned her Masters of Science in Chemistry from Kansas State University in 2008.

It is Beavers’ second time being selected as Dragon Educator of the Year, having been previously chosen for the 2016-17 school year as well.

Other finalists for the award were Dr. Amanda Smith, psychology instructor, and Rachel Santine, speech professor.

For more information on Hutchinson Community College, visit the college website at www.hutchcc.edu.

Ambassadors of the Year Named at HutchCC May 29, 2019

Hutchinson Community College has announced that Hannah Schriner and Thomas Maldonado have been selected as the 2018-19 Wes Christopher Ambassadors of the Year.

Hannah is a 2017 graduate of Inman High School. She will be graduating from Hutchinson Community College in May of 2019 with an Associate of Arts degree and will be transferring to Kansas State University to complete her studies in Elementary Education. In addition to serving as an Ambassador, Hannah is a Leadership Scholar and member of the Honors program and Phi Theta Kappa.

Thomas is a 2018 graduate of Trinity High School in Hutchinson. He plans to return to HutchCC for the 2019-20 year then transfer to the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. Thomas also serves as the vice chair of administrative affairs for the Honors program

The Ambassador group, comprised of HutchCC students from all areas of the college, assists the Admissions Office with recruiting and conducts campus visits and tours throughout the year.  The group also contacts current and prospective students to address questions about the College. 

The Wes Christopher Ambassador of the Year Award is named in honor of Wes Christopher, a 2002 graduate of HutchCC and former ambassador who passed away in 2005 as the result of a motorcycle accident.

For more information on Hutchinson Community College, visit the college website at www.hutchcc.edu.

Young Kansan Award Recipients Announced May 29, 2019

Two outstanding Hutchinson Community College students were recognized as the 2019 Young Kansan Award winners at a reception in the Parker Student Union on Thursday, May 2.

Cade Lohrding (Protection) and Dixie Miller (Farmington, Arkansas) were recognized from a field of students nominated for the honor.  The Young Kansan award recognizes the outstanding male and female graduate each year at Hutchinson Community College, and is chosen by a vote of the faculty and administration at the college.

The award is sponsored by RCB Bank.  Each winner received a plaque and a cash honorarium in recognition of their achievements.

Miller is graduating with an Associate of Science degree, studying Agriculture Education, Communication & Technology. While attending HutchCC, she has been involved in Farm Bureau, Block & Bridle as the secretary, a member of Phi Theta Kappa, a student worker in the Student Success Center and was the only sophomore girl on the Livestock Judging team.

After graduation, Dixie plans to transfer to the University of Arkansas to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Education.

Lohrding is graduating with an Associate of Science degree. He is currently the president of Student Government Association, a Student Ambassador and a student worker in the Student Success Center. Cade will be attending Wichita State University next fall to major in History.

Miller and Lohrding will also be recognized during the HutchCC Commencement Ceremonies on Friday, May 10. 

For more information on the honor and award programs at Hutchinson Community College, visit the college’s website at www.hutchcc.edu.

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