Tag: Youth

Big Pool opens season

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Just a few days after filling it up, the Big Pool saw some activity earlier this week during an event that brought the children of city employees to the pool while the city staff shoot video footage for promotional materials in advance of […]

GCHS JROTC cadet Camacho earns award

Dixie Drake, the Regent District Officer for the National Society of the Daughter of the American Revolution, presented Natalie Camacho, Garden City High School JORTC senior, the ROTC Medal on Thursday, May 10th. Natalie demonstrated academic excellence, dependability, good character, adherence to military discipline, leadership and fundamental and patriotic understanding […]

GCHS junior named state FCCLA officer

Kathryn Chandler, Garden City High School junior, was elected the 2018-2019 Kansas State Vice President of Public Relations for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) during the state office elections that were held Feb. 26 in Hesston. She will represent the state at the National Conference this June in […]

YMCA announces ‘Super Saturday’ champs

Several youth football players competed in the YMCA’s Super Saturday tackle football tournament on October 14. The tournament included third, fourth, fifth, and sixth grade divisions. In the third grade division, RT Screen Print claimed the championship with a winning score of 20-0 over Pepsi Co.  In the fourth grade championship, […]

Pollet appointed to state oversight subcommittee

By SCOTT AUST Katrina Pollet, executive director of the Finney County Department of Corrections, was recently appointed to a subcommittee of the state’s Juvenile Justice Oversight Committee. Formed as a result of legislation passed during the 2016 legislative session, the oversight committee is looking at ways the state can better […]

Finney County Fair gets underway

By SCOTT AUST Aaron Morales said Wednesday that raising rabbits, which he showed off at the Finney County Fair, takes some work but it’s very enjoyable. “You have to make sure you have enough frozen water bottles,” said Morales, 12, when describing how he takes care of his furry charges […]