College News


Ashton Ensley of Great Bend, Kayden Smith of Topeka, and Keeley Wolf of Hoisington were named Barton Community College’s 2023 Outstanding Graduates. Vice President of Student Services Angie Maddy recognized them as part of Barton’s commencement on Friday.

The drought monitor report as of Tuesday, May 2 indicates continued expansion of exceptional drought in our area, and slight improvement in parts of Northwest and Southwest Kansas from exceptional to extreme and even small areas severe. 

Barton student and swim team member Jonathan Beers will graduate in a couple of weeks, and he can continue his journey proudly, knowing that he left a legacy as someone who exhibited academic integrity in practice as well as being the ambassador for the value of trust.