It’s back to school time and what does that mean for the counselors of USD 489? Community Connection host, Mike Cooper, visits with various counselors with the district.
The topic of discussion for the monthly visit with Dr. Ed Hammond, President of Fort Hays State University, is the newly constructed windmills west of town which will aid the University in saving money on power bills in the future.
Mike Cooper visits with Dr. Anthony “Anthony” Gabel & Dr. Justin Evans about them receiving the very first FHSU Lusk Faculty Member of Distinction Award. The Lusk Faculty Member of Distinction Award was created to provide recognition of and support for an outstanding faculty member in the FHSU’s College of Business and Entrepreneurship.
Hays Fire Chief, Gary Brown, visits with Mike Cooper about the Union Pacific train derailment and fire in Hays.
Mike sits down to visit with Randy Sparks of the New Christy Minstrels. Randy, who is 80 years old, has been in the music business for many decades and is responsible for not only giving John Denver his first break, but also for giving him his stage name.
Host Mike Cooper sits down with Gordan Sherman of the Fort Hays State University Art Department about his recent sabbatical and his years as an educator.
Mike Cooper talks with Brenda Meder of the Hays Arts Council about what is currently going on at the Arts Council.
Mike Cooper talks with St. Joseph Catholic Church organist, Kevin Rupp about the history of the church’s pipe organ and how it works.
Community Connection host, Mike Cooper, visits with the head coach of the Hays Larks.
Mike Cooper visits with FHSU President, Ed Hammond, on the recent Kansas Legislature’s decision to cut back education funding.
Host Mike Cooper sits down and visits with Dr. Jeff Jordan, FHSU Director of Bands, about the Hays City Band and the upcoming High Plains Music Camp.
Mike Cooper visits with Will Johnson, volunteer of the Ellis County Historical Society about guns of the Old West!
Mike Cooper takes a “sneak peek” of the new training facility on the campus of Fort Hays State University with FHSU Athletic Director, Cutis Hammeke.