News Briefs

Academic Excellence Challenge team wins first tournament of the season 

The college’s undefeated Academic Excellence Challenge team added another win to its record at the fall preliminary tournament. Participating members include Kurt Partridge, Trevor Crookston, Jared Mullis, Rhiannon Pearson and Elliot Rodgers.

At the end of the day, the team finished with a 5-0 record, tying for first place with Cowley Community College, scoring approximately 428 points per round.

Partridge, team captain, was the overall leader in points with 400 total points, about 80 points per round.

Student Senate presents Trick-or- Treat for Kids Oct. 25 

Student Senate presents the fourth annual Trick-or-Treat for Kids. The event will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 in COM 319 and 322. This year’s event will feature food and plenty of activities, including a costume contest, mask making and storytelling.

For more information, contact Mindy Kinnaman at mkinnam1@jccc. edu, ext. 3534 or visit COM 309.

Wildlife expert shares experiences Nov. 10 

Wild Kingdom ambassador from Mutual of Omaha, Peter Gros will share his love for wildlife and wilderness in Yardley Hall at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10.

As a wildlife expert, Gros will share his experiences and allow the audience to come with him to a few of his wild travel experiences with video clips and bloopers.

Tickets are $30 or $20 for adults and $15 or $10 for youth. They can be purchased through the college box office at 913-469-4445 or online at jccc.edu/ TheSeries.

Compiled by Farhin Lilywala, news editor, flilywal@jccc.edu 

The Campus Ledger

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