Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Monday, 31 August 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Monday
Low  65°
High 96°
Tuesday
Low  69°
High 95°
Wednesday
Low  69°
High 97°
Thursday
Low  69°
High 97°
Friday
Low  68°
High 94°
Saturday
Low  67°
High 90°
Sunday
Low  63°
High 90°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 96°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Christine Downey-Schmidt To Speak At SCCC/ATS Graduation
04/24/2013

Christine Downey-Schmidt, a member of the Kansas Board of Regents, will be the commencement speaker at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 11 in the college gym.

Former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius appointed Downey-Schmidt in 2005 and was reappointed by Gov. Mark Parkinson in 2009. She currently serves as a member of the Board’s Academic Affairs Committee and has previously served as a member of the CEO Assessment and Fiscal Affairs Committees. She served as the Board’s chair from 2007-2008, and as vice chair from 2006-2007. A former Kansas State Senator, Downey-Schmidt was elected to three four-year terms, serving from 1992 to 2004. As a State Senator, she served as the Ranking Minority Member of the Ways and Means, Education, and Agriculture committees.

Downey-Schmidt serves on the Boards of Directors for the Dyck Arboretum of the Plains in Hesston.  She serves as the Co-Chair of the Education System Coordinating. In addition, she is a member of the Kansas Institute of Peace and Conflict Resolution in North Newton and the American Association of University Women. She has served as a member of the Kansas Educational Leadership Commission and the Kansas Arts Commission

Downey-Schmidt attended Wichita State University where she earned a B.A. in Elementary Education and a M.S. in Education Administration and Supervision. She enjoyed a 20-year teaching career that ranged from the pre-school to college levels. She and her husband, Gordon, have four married children and eight grandchildren. She enjoys traveling, gardening, reading, and being a grandparent.

Over 400 students are expected to walk the stage this May, the largest in the history of the college.

© SCCC/ATS Press Release
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Guymon PD Needs Help Locating Suspect
Taxi Driver Robbed, Liberal Teens Invovled
Ulysses Woman Charged With Murder, Child Abuse
Letter From Seward County Regarding Saturday's Enduro Races
Liberal Native Looks To Bring Pro Wrestling Back To Tulsa
Liberal's Kuhnel Tops Baseball America List
Baker Arts Center Announces Brews and Barbeque Winners
480 Board Gives Permission to Hire Temporary Teachers
City Commission Meets, Approves Interceptor Line
LPD Says, "You Drink, You Drive, You Lose
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Southwest Medical Center Announced the Addition of Two New Senior Leaders
LHS Volleyball Goes 0-6 to Begin Season
Jayhawk League Adds League Games for 2016
Liberal's Kuhnel Tops Baseball America List
Ulysses Woman Charged With Murder, Child Abuse
LHS Volleyball Looks to Get Back to Winning Ways  
Irby Expects Improved Tennis Team  
Liberal Native Looks To Bring Pro Wrestling Back To Tulsa
Seward Comeback Stuns Colby
Sublette Looks to Out-Fox Opponents in 2015  
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group