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  • WBB falls to NEO A&M 57-66 (Dec. 13)
  • MBB wins vs. NOC-Tonkawa 66-65 (Dec. 13)
  • MBB falls to Cowley 78-81 (Dec. 12)
  • WBB wins vs. Northwest Tech 90-56 (Dec. 12)

Pratt Community College Named Top Ten Community College in the Country

22 September 2014

In September, Pratt Community College was named one of the Top Ten Community Colleges in the Country by SmartAsset.com, a blog that uses software and data to solve financial problems.

A college education is increasingly important in order to get and keep a job in the current information-oriented world, while at the same time, college costs are rising. SmartAsset evaluated approximately 700 public community colleges across the country in order to find the best investment.

PCC Trustee Appointed to National Committee

16 December 2014

This week, Pratt Community College Trustee Darrell Shumway was appointed to the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) new Trustee Advisory Committee.

The 26-member ACCT Board recently decided to form the Trustee Advisory Committee to provide new perspectives and insight on trustee education programs. They reached out to former board members and board chairs to serve on the committee, and ACCT Board Chair Robin N. Smith made the final selection, appointing 11 members from across the nation to the committee.

Legislators Visit PCC for Annual Luncheon

16 December 2014

On Dec. 15, Pratt Community College held their annual Legislative Luncheon where PCC administrators and trustees met with state legislators to share ideas, concerns and discuss issues of importance to education and community colleges.
In attendance were Senator Mitch Holmes of District 33, Representative J. Basil Dannebohm of District 113, Representative Jack Thimesch of District 114, Representative Kyle Hoffman of District 116 and Representative John Ewy of District 117.

Kansas Board of Regents Launches GED Completion Program

15 December 2014

(Topeka, Kansas) – There are over 230,000 adult Kansans without a high school diploma, but earning a GED while also gaining a technical certificate is easier than ever before thanks to record-setting support from the state of Kansas and the Department for Children and Families. Now the challenge is to get the word out.

Women's Basketball Falls to Northwest Tech, Defeats Northeastern Oklahoma

15 December 2014

The Pratt Community College women's basketball traveled to Hutchinson on Friday to take on Northwest Tech and won 90-56.

'At times the game looked sloppy, but the Beavers prevailed," said Head Coach Stephanie Thompson.

Leading scorer was Karissa Pena with 19, followed by Lanina Spence with 17 and Kilah Hoenscheidt with 10.

Saturday's action saw the Beavers taking on Northeastern Oklahoma A&M.

Men's Basketball Falls to Cowley, Defeats NOC-Tonkawa

15 December 2014

The Pratt Community College men’s basketball team traveled to Arkansas City, Kan. over the weekend to play the Cowley County Community College Tigers on Friday night and the Northern Oklahoma College – Tonkawa Mavericks on Saturday.

The first game versus the Tigers began phenomenally as the Beavers jumped out to a 47-31 lead at the intermission. They would push it to 18 early in the second half before the walls came crashing down.

Dynamic Duo Picks Pratt

15 December 2014

The Pratt Community College women’s cross country team signed their two fastest runners in school history. Fallon Spraggins (left) and Jamie Contreras (right), both with faster high school times than All-American Beaver Grasiela Navarro (who also re-signed with Pratt on Friday), are the top two runners of the impressive running program at Kingwood Park in Texas.

Contreras boasts personal best times of 18:56 (5K), 11:27 (3200) and 5:21 (1600).

Men's Soccer Players Named All Region

09 December 2014

Two Pratt Community College men’s soccer players were recently honored. Midfielders Greg Roller and Declan Fitzpatrick were named to the All-Region Second Team.

Players are selected and voted on by the Coaches.

"Declan and Greg fully deserved to be named to the All Region Second team," said Head Coach Kevin Kewley. "Both players are leaders on and off the field. Declan is just a freshman, so I look for him to be a vital part of the 2015 Beaver soccer team. Greg has had two great years here at Pratt, and is looking to play at the next level in 2015."

Women's Basketball Defeats Coffeyville

09 December 2014

Last night the Pratt Community College women's basketball team took on Coffeyville in a rematch from their Nov. 13 loss at Coffeyville.

The start of the game looked as though the same result would take place; The Beavers had a difficult time getting the Raven offense to miss in the first half and couldn’t seem to rebound if they did. Down by 12 at the break, the Beavers came out with a much better defensive presence in the second half and held the Ravens to four points in the first 10 minutes of the second half.

Women's Basketball Defeats NOC-Tonkawa

08 December 2014

Saturday afternoon the Pratt Community College women's basketball team traveled to Oklahoma to take on the NOC-Tonkawa Mavs.

The first half was an offensive battle with little defense. At intermission the Beavers were down 36-38. The team regrouped at half time and finally pulled away a little in the second half with enough of a gap to hold on the rest of the game. The largest lead was 11, but Tonkawa fought until the end making the final 78-74.

Karissa Pena led the Beavers scoring 28 on 12 of 17 shooting. Rebecca Wyatt grabbed nine rebounds to lead in that category.


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