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Blake Shepard Benefit Game

Fort Scott Community College student and baseball player Blake Shepard passed away Monday night. Shepard was a freshmen from Ponca City, OK.

 

Head baseball coach, John Hill writes, "After 8 days of struggle, his body gave out and he is now in a better place than any of us."

 

Hill continues, "We had planned on a benefit game to assist his family with hotels, food, missed work income and other incurred expenses. After speaking with his parents, they have given us their blessing to continue to do so."

 

PTK inducts fifty-six FSCC students

Fort Scott, Kansas – The Fort Scott Community College Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (Alpha Theta Omega) inducted fifty-six new students. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society that recognizes the academic achievements of students attending two-year colleges.

 

Students are invited to join Phi Theta Kappa after completing 12 credit hours and earning a 3.5 GPA or higher. The honor society focuses on four hallmarks at the local, regional and international levels: leadership, service, scholarship and fellowship.

 

FSCC Meat Judging Team wins first at the National Western Stock Show.

Fort Scott, KS- The Fort Scott Community College Meat Judging Team was named overall champion at their first meat judging competition of the new year. The National Western Stock Show was held in Denver, Colorado on January 18.

 

In November, the FSCC Meat Judging Team took home the 2014 National Championship from theCargill High Plains Meat Judging Contest in Friona, Texas. The National Western Stock Show Championship was won by a new team consisting of Britton Francis, Callahan Grund, Kaylee Hill, Ben Walker and Ty Wood.

 

FSCC Actor’s Showcase: Four one-act plays and dessert.

Fort Scott, Kansas – The Fort Scott Community College will be hosting an Actor’s Showcase on December 5th and 6th at 8 p.m. in the Ellis Family Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $10 and include a dessert and beverage.

 

The showcase will include four one act plays: “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike;” “Spring Awakening;” “Death of a Salesman;” and the student written “Awkward and Dangerous.” The first three choices will offer a selection of scenes from the longer works. “Awkward and Dangerous” is a true one-act play.

 

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