New Trustees prepare for office
The following newly elected representatives for the Butler Community College Board of Trustees will be sworn into office at the January Board meeting.
Julie Winslow replaces Ron Engelbrecht in District 1 and represents Andover, Benton, Towanda and Rose Hill.
Shelby Smith replaces Eileen Dreiling in District 2 and represents Augusta, Rosalia, Leon and Douglass.
Forrest Rhodes ran unopposed and will take Dr. Greg Joyce’s position for District 3. Rhodes represents El Dorado, Cassoday, Elbing and Whitewater.
Mary Martha Good replaces Ken Bohon for the at-large trustee position, and will represent all of Butler County.
The college is grateful to Engelbrecht, Dreiling, Dr. Joyce and Bohon for their years of service and leadership as Board of Trustee members.
“I have lived in Butler County my entire life and want to see myself and my community grow, and this scholarship helps with doing just that. I also want to be an inspiration to my children by showing them that it is never too late to set goals and go out and achieve them. I want to give thanks again in aiding with my dreams!”
Britton Chambers, Butler Foundation Scholarship Recipient - Andover, Kansas
Golden Grizzly, Life Enrichment offer unique opportunities
The Golden Grizzly and Life Enrichment programs provide area adults access to unique learning opportunities and experiences available through the college.
Individuals from Butler’s service area (Butler, Chase, Greenwood, Marion and Morris counties) who are 60 years of
age or older are welcome to join the Golden Grizzly program. Qualifying individuals receive a Golden Grizzly ID card. Golden Grizzlies receive free tuition for all Butler credit courses on a space available basis. (NOTE: fees not included.) In addition, members receive free admission to regularly scheduled, non-athletic, college-related activities. For Butler athletics, Golden Grizzlies may request Discounted/Youth Rate General Admission tickets to all 全民彩票苹果软件, regular season athletic contests. Note: Discounted tickets are not available for NJCAA national and Region VI events.
Learn more about the Golden Grizzlies by contacting the Registrar’s Office at in El Dorado, in
Andover, or email registrar@.
Life Enrichment is another program that feeds the inquisitive adult mind. This long-time service presents monthly educational, entertaining and cultural programs during the school year. Topics differ greatly each month. Area adults are welcome to join Life Enrichment. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month in conjunction with the school year (Sept.- Dec. and Feb. - May). A light breakfast is served at 8:30 a.m. with programs beginning at 9 a.m. There is no charge to attend. Regularly attendees are encouraged to register for monthly newsletters announcing the programs. Speakers present on a broad range of topics – from history to modern technology and art to science – and past performers have included singers, storytellers, dancers, and actors.
Butler County Groups Organize for ACT Work Ready Community Designation
1. Businesses sign in on the below website and get active.
2. Members of the workforce take the WorkKeys test and get credentialed.
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The Golden Grizzly Program
Senior citizens from the Butler service area (Butler, Chase, Greenwood, Marion and Morris counties) who are 60 years of age or older will be given, upon request a college identification card entitling them to become a “Golden Grizzly”. This will allow them a tuition waiver (fees not included) for all Butler credit courses on a space available basis and free admission to regularly scheduled, non-athletic college-related activities, provide discounted tickets to athletic events*. Golden Grizzly cards will be issued through the Registrar’s Office.
*Golden Grizzly members can receive General Admission tickets to all 全民彩票苹果软件, regular season athletic contests at the Golden Grizzly/Youth rate. Discounted tickets are not available for NJCAA national and Region VI events.