Seven Pratt Community College athletic programs have been named 2014-2015 NJCAA All-Academic Teams for their exemplary academic performance. The minimum grade point average requirement for consideration is a team GPA of 3.00.
Two Pratt Community College administrators have been accepted into the inaugural class of the Kansas Community College Leadership Institute (KCCLI). Lisa Perez Miller, vice president of students / enrollment management, and Kurt McAfee, athletic director, are among the 22 participants selected after nominations by their institutions.
Growing up, a lot of little kids say they want to be professional athletes. To make this dream a reality, one Pratt Community College alumni came to the United States for college and is now playing professionally in Germany.
Nikolas Skouen came to PCC from Norway in the fall of 2010 to major in psychology and play on the men’s basketball team.
“Being away from home was an obstacle, but I have always been very focused on my goals so it felt like I was doing the right thing,” he said.
Earlier this month, three members of the Pratt Community College shooting sports club and one instructor traveled to the Frontsight Firearms Training Institute Parumph, Nev. for defensive shooting training.
Pratt Community College is currently seeking students to serve as Student Admissions Representatives. This is the third year of the program, and spaces are now available for students who want to learn about public relations, event promotion, recruiting and mentoring.
Pratt Community College volleyball will be recovering from a large group of sophomores in 2015.
“I was truly lucky to have been blessed with such a great group of kids my first year at Pratt,” said Head Coach Kalie Mader.
Pratt Volleyball will return just five players next fall including Amber Culwell, Marina Hansen, Kaleigh Soneson, Mariana Silva and McKenzie Turner. Pratt is proud to announce the signing of nine incoming freshman for the 2015 season.
This year, Pratt celebrates 60 years of hosting the Miss Kansas Pageant. Pratt Community College is the longtime provider of the pageant’s unique venue and a major in-kind sponsor. The event, which brings hundreds of people into the community from around the state, has been held on campus for over half of its history in Pratt.The pageant is held in the college’s Dennis Lesh Sport Arena, and contestants spend the week residing in the college residence halls.
As Pratt Community College students complete their final exams and prepare to return home for the summer, the Pratt Area Humane Society looks back at the impact their student volunteers have made on the organization throughout the year.
Susan Mayberry is a PCC employee and chair of the Rescue Committee for the Humane Society. She describes the many student groups that came to donate their time, and credits them with giving the animals much needed exercise and attention, including the cross country team members, who take the larger dogs for distance runs.