Meet VP of Student Services Celeste Donovan

A talkative little sister raised to aim high and be heard In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, Seward County Community College is featuring the women who help make our Saints family remarkable. Celeste Donovan is the only female member of the executive team, and has worked in higher ed since she…

Meet Hall of Saints member Elizabeth Irby

Her youthful educational detour made Liberal healthier If your public-health project needs a shot of enthusiasm, competence, and can-do spirit, Elizabeth Irby is your go-to team member in Liberal. A highly qualified nurse, Irby has contributed to a wide array of local initiatives, from vaccination and WIC services to low-income clinic establishment and support for…

SCCC student claims ‘Miss Teen Kansas’ crown

Cyara Heredia will advance to national pageant Pageant enthusiasts in Liberal let out a whoop of triumph Jan. 20, as Seward County Community College student Cyara Heredia, Miss Liberal, was crowned Miss Kansas Teen USA 2020 in Lawrence. Heredia will have the chance to represent Kansas in Miss USA Teen 2020 pageant later this spring….

Chamber lists SCCC Board Trustee as ‘Man of Distinction’

Engel serves on SCCC Foundation as well New 2020 calendars listing Liberal area Men and Women of Distinction include a longtime supporter of Seward County Community College — John Engel. The honor is well-earned, as SCCC President, Dr. Ken Trzaska noted. “John and I share the advantage of early involvement with the Boy Scouts of America,…

Meet Hall of Saints member Obdulia Covarrubias-Zambrano Perez

Former SCCC biology instructor and Bridges sponsor Dr. Todd Carter offers a glimpse into the story of honoree, Dr. Obdulia Covarrubias-Zambrano Perez. “What do you say to a high school student that comes to your college office and says ‘I want to be a part of your program so I can get a bachelor’s degree…

Meet Hall of Saints member Sheyvette Dinkens

Sheyvette Denise Dinkens is originally from Liberal, where she showed promise as an original thinker, voracious reader, and avid learner early on. One of the first recipients of the Jean Randall award, given to third-graders who show extraordinary promise, Sheyvette personifies two distinct facets of what we at SCCC hope to achieve — excellence, and…