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Nine Schools Awarded $38,000 For Kansas Agriculture Skills & Competencies Certificates

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Manhattan, Kan. – The Kansas Agriculture Skills & Competencies Certificate, awarded by the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), was earned by 38 Kansas agriculture education students from nine local schools. Each certificate awarded earns the school $1,000, distributed by the Kansas Department of Education. Schools receiving funds included Centre, Girard, Holton, Hugoton, Labette County, Marion-Florence, Riverton, Washington County and Winfield. ... Read More »

Kansas Agriculture & Rural Leadership’s 12th Class Announced

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Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership recently announced their 12th class, which will begin a two year leadership program this fall. Travis Mason of Herkimer, Kansas Division Manager for Southeast Nebraska CO-OP, and Rebecca Frerking of Washington, coordinator of the Washington and Clay County Farm Bureau Quarter Horse, and Lamb Production programs are among thirty class members from across Kansas. Waterville ... Read More »

BVTC announces new GM/CEO

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Home, Kan. — Jan. 14, 2013 — The Board of Directors of Blue Valley Tele-Communications, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Thomason as BVTC’s general manager and chief executive officer effective Jan. 1, 2013. Thomason brings more than 32 years of relevant industry experience to his new role. “We welcome Brian’s experience and leadership to the BVTC ... Read More »

Applications being accepted for Leadership Marshall County’s 2nd class

Applications are being accepted for Leadership Marshall County’s next class.  Due to the success of the program’s inaugural year, the program is expanding and ready to take applications for its second class. Leadership Marshall County is a program divided into seven class sessions; the program identifies leaders and gives them the skills to provide on-going leadership throughout the county.    ... Read More »

Leadership Marshall County’s Pioneer Class Announcement

Eighteen County Residents to Participate in Program Eighteen Marshall County residents have been selected to be a member of Leadership Marshall County’s “pioneer class” for 2012. The program has been established to develop and motivate current and future leaders in the area. During the coming year, the class will be exposed to a variety of experts and educational training during ... Read More »

Turner Gill Relieved Of Duties As Kansas Football Coach

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Lawrence, Kan. — Turner Gill has been relieved of his duties as head football coach at the University of Kansas, KU Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger announced Sunday. Gill has coached the Jayhawks for two seasons after signing a five-year, $10 million contract in December 2009. “After a thorough evaluation of our football program,” Zenger said, “I have concluded that new ... Read More »

SCC Welcomes Global UGRAD Fellows

Three new international students are on the Beatrice Campus of Southeast Community College, thanks to the U.S. Department of State’s Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Eurasia and Central Asia. Enrolled for SCC’s Fall Quarter through Global UGRAD are Tamar Chubabria from Georgia, Parviz Jamalov from Tajikistan and Farid Tuayev from Azerbaijan. Dr. Tom Cardwell, dean of student services at SCC, ... Read More »

Snyder Signs 5 Year Contract Extension at KSU

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State Director of Athletics John Currie announced Friday that football coach Bill Snyder has agreed to a new multi-year contract, securing the services of the legendary head coach through the 2013 season. The contract is retroactive to February 1, 2009, and includes annual compensation which will total nearly $10 million over the five-year agreement. The new ... Read More »