Tag: Garden City High School

GCHS Hospitality program named elite

The Garden City High School culinary arts program has been named to the 2017-18 Elite 50 from the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University, Louisville, Ken. The Elite 50 is an exclusive group of high schools and career and technical schools from across the country. This is the […]

GCHS names new boys swim team coach

Garden City High School has announced that Brian Watkins will be the new head coach for the boys’ swim team for the 2017-18 season. The Board of Education approved the hiring at the October 9 meeting. Watkins, a native of  was Curtis, Neb, obtained a bachelor’s degree in Health and Human […]

Murrell named semi-finalist

Donnie Murrell, Garden City High School welding teacher, has been named a semi-finalist for the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence award. Murrell is one of just 54 educators to advance to the 2nd round of review out of a total of 693 submissions. The Harbor Freight Prize […]

SWKS dinner exchange aims to bridge cultural gaps

By BRYAN THOMPSON Kansas News Service Note: This article was originally published on September 29, 2017, by the Kansas News Service and High Plains Public Radio. A rural hospital administrator in southwest Kansas has taken on the role of go-between for Kansans and immigrants from war-ravaged countries on the other […]