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Reception held to recognize Dr. Ryan Ruda at GCCC

City Manager Matt Allen, left, and FCEDC Board Chairman Tom Walker visit with GCCC President Ryan Ruda during a reception in Ruda’s honor on Thursday. Garden City Community College on Thursday hosted a reception for Dr. Ryan Ruda to celebrate his becoming the seventh president of GCCC. Ruda was officially […]

Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo kicks off tonight

The Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo is schedule to begin three nights of entertainment tonight at the Finney County Fairgrounds. Performances each night start at 7:00 p.m. Tonight is Family Night at the rodeo with a special ticket option that allows two adults and their children under 9 years of […]

GCHS Drama brings home Jester Awards

The Garden City High School drama department won Jester Awards for Ensemble/Chorus and Lighting from the Music Theatre of Wichita on Sunday, May 5. GCHS was nominated for a total of 11 Jester Awards for the fall musical Evita, which performed on March 1st – 3rd in the Garden City High […]

‘Evening in the Past’ to feature Holliday reenactor

Southwest Kansans can step back in time and met Old West legend John Henry “Doc” Holliday at the Finney County Historical Society’s upcoming Evening in the Past, set for 6 p.m. May 25 on the patio at the Finney County Museum. The program will feature a living history performance by […]

GCHS graduation ceremony set for May 18

Commencement exercises for the 132nd Garden City High School senior class is 7 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in the gymnasium at Garden City High School, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd.  Each graduate will receive six (6) tickets, for the graduation ceremony during graduation practices that will be held on Thursday, May […]

GCHS Hall of Fame induction ceremony scheduled

Beth Tedrow of Garden City and Bryce Roderick, of Golden, Mo., will be inducted into the Garden City High School Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, in the GCHS Commons Area, 2720 Buffalo Way Blvd. Tours of the high school will be offered […]

Forensic students compete

Garden City High School Forensics students finished fifth in team competition at the 6A State Speech/Drama Championships on Saturday, May 4, at Olathe East High School.  In addition, Johb Silva/Daniel Darter are the State Champions in Duo Interpretation, and Silva is also the state runner-up in Humorous Interpretation.  Kyler Bennett […]

Music students rank at state

Garden City High School music students in band, choir and orchestra participated in the Kansas High School Activities Association State 6A Solo and Ensemble Contest on Saturday, April 28, at Washburn Rural High School in Topeka. Students were rated from “I” to “V”, with a “I” rating being the best […]

GCCC’s 99th Commencement ceremony to get underway

GARDEN CITY — Clara Jackson and Raul Leyva-Montes have been selected as student speakers for the 99th Garden City Community College Commencement Ceremony, which will be held at 7 p.m. today, May 3, in the Dennis Perryman Athletic Complex.   Jackson and Leyva-Montes were selected as the top two speaker […]

GCCC names new athletic director

GARDEN CITY —Greg McVey, Director of Athletics and Recreation at the College of DuPage in Illinois, was recently named new Athletic Director at Garden City Community College.  Prior to his time with the Chaparrals, McVey served as the Director of Athletics at Jefferson College in Hillsboro, Mo. While in leadership positions […]