College News


This spring, students from Barton’s chapter of HOSA (Future Health Professionals) traveled to Manhattan, Kan. for the Spring 2024 State Leadership Conference and Competition (SLC) and came home with some hardware.

The Barton Community College Foundation presented the 2024 Distinguished Service Award to Jim and Kathi Armatys Friday during the annual commencement ceremony, both of whom are esteemed community members whose unwavering dedication has significantly enriched the missions of Barton and the Foundation.

Evelin Valadez of Stafford and Hayley Wise of Silver Lake were named Barton Community College’s 2024 Outstanding Graduates. Vice President of Student Services Angie Maddy recognized them as part of Barton’s commencement on Friday.

Barton Community College has announced its 2023-24 Brant J. Ballhorst Student Ambassadors of the Year. Named in memory of Brant J. Ballhorst, the award recognizes two outstanding Student Ambassadors each year. The winners this year were Wyatt Trombley of Dodge City and Bradley Beck of Great Bend.