LIBERAL, Kan. – Seward County Community College was well-represented when the Liberal Chamber of Commerce announced its Men and Women of Distinction for 2022 on Thursday.
Annette Hackbarth-Onson, SCCC dean of student success and enrollment, and Kerry McQueen, senior attorney at Sharp McQueen law firm, and counsel for SCCC were recognized.
Hackbarth-Onson and McQueen were one of twelve people honored because of their commitment and involvement in the community. They are all recognized in the Chamber’s 2022 Men and Women of Distinction calendar.
Hackbarth-Onson, who came to Liberal and joined SCCC in 2018, has been active on the Cinco de Mayo Committee, Focus on the Future, and the United Way Board. She also volunteers with Crossroads Therapeutic Center and attends meetings of the Liberal Area Coalition for Families.
McQueen, who has been in Liberal since 1965, became the college attorney in 1999. He has been involved in the Liberal Chamber of Commerce, Liberal Rotary Club, SCCC Development Foundation, Liberal Country Club, Seward County United Way, and a founding member of the Mid-America Air Museum.
Celeste Donovan, SCCC vice president of student services, nominated Hackbarth-Onson and McQueen.
Others recognized were Matt Quint, Eli Svaty, Chris Head, Kat Baalmann, Ken Thompson, Molly Colvin, Lawrence Johnson, Bambi Fulton, Gary Warden, Rod Riley.