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KBI Forensics Specialist presents to students on Dec. 2

KBI Forensics Specialist presents to students on Dec. 2

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2019

On Dec. 2, Kansas Bureau of Investigation Forensics Specialist Holly Latham spoke to students about her occupation during PRIDE Time. Latham lives in Great Bend and has been employed as a Forensic Scientist since 1999. She has been with the KBI for 20 years. Latham has received a Bachelor of Science...

Army Ranger and author of ‘War Story’ Steven Elliott shares life journey with students

Army Ranger and author of ‘War Story’ Steven Elliott shares life journey with students

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

November 30, 2019

Army Ranger and author of “War Story” Steven Elliott, a 1999 Hays High alum, visited students and staff during PRIDE Time in the Lecture Hall on Nov. 26. In April 2004, Elliott was deployed to Afghanistan with the 2nd Ranger Battalion to carry out "Operation Mountain Storm”– the objective be...

Physical therapists and health and human performance instructor present careers

Physical therapists and health and human performance instructor present careers

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2019

On Nov. 19, three people presented their careers to students. Mitchell Ackerman and Carson Konrade spoke about being physical therapists in the Lecture Hall, and Macy Klaus spoke about being a Health and Human Performance College instructor. Ackerman earned a doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from...

Fort Hays director of Career Services speaks to students on Nov. 19

Fort Hays director of Career Services speaks to students on Nov. 19

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2019

The Director of Career Services of Fort Hays State University, Karen McCullough, spoke to students on Tuesday, Nov. 19. In her job, McCullough provides support services to students and alumni who are seeking professional employment opportunities, such as internships and full-time jobs. McCullough...

Debra Elston speaks with students about U.S. Department of Transportation jobs

Debra Elston speaks with students about U.S. Department of Transportation jobs

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

November 16, 2019

Debra Elston, former Corporate Office Director for the U.S. Department of Transportation, spoke with students during PRIDE Time on Nov. 11. Elston worked in federal services for almost 30 years. Now that she is retired, she is passionate about helping others explore their possible career paths and...

Engineering Manager for the Denver Broncos speaks to students on Nov. 8

Engineering Manager for the Denver Broncos speaks to students on Nov. 8

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 8, the Engineering Manager for the Denver Broncos, Brett Seibel, spoke to students about his occupation during PRIDE Time. Seibel works at Empower Field at Mile High Stadium, the home of the National Football League’s Denver Broncos. Some of the other roles he has had are Facilities Supervisor,...

Director of University Honors Program at KSU speaks to students on Nov. 8

Director of University Honors Program at KSU speaks to students on Nov. 8

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

Dr. Sarah Luly from Kansas State University visited  students on Friday, Nov. 8.  Luly is the associate professor of German and the director of the University Honors Program at KSU. She has been there since 2011 and teaches all levels of German and literature courses.   Luly said in her lifetime, she has studied G...

Chief Lending Officer for Bank of Hays Brandon Prough visits with students on Nov.8

Chief Lending Officer for Bank of Hays Brandon Prough visits with students on Nov.8

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2019

Brandon Prough talked to students during PRIDE Time on Nov. 8 about his career in banking.   “I didn’t start off thinking I would be a loan officer,” Prough said. “I started college, and I honestly can’t even remember what my first major was; I think it was biology.”   Prough end...

Drug and Alcohol Wellness Network Coordinator speaks to students on Oct. 30

Drug and Alcohol Wellness Network Coordinator speaks to students on Oct. 30

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

On Oct. 30, Drug and Alcohol Counselor Robert Duffy spoke to students about his occupation during PRIDE Time. He has been the coordinator of the Drug and Alcohol Wellness Network at Fort Hays State University since September of 1997.  Duffy is a licensed addiction counselor and directs the state-licensed outpatient ...

Dog groomer Jessica Gabel offers advice to students on how to manage a small business

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

November 1, 2019

Jessica Gabel, owner of Pet Styles dog grooming service, came to speak with students during PRIDE Time on Oct. 30. Gabel's job experience with dogs started when she was attending Hays High. She would clean kennels at the Hays Veterinary Hospital in the mornings before coming to school. Gabel said t...

Eagle Radio sports director speaks to students on Oct. 30

Eagle Radio sports director speaks to students on Oct. 30

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

The “Voice of the Tigers,” Gerard Wellbrock, spoke with students about his occupation on Wednesday, Oct. 30 during PRIDE Time.  This year is Wellbrock’s 18th season of being the play-by-play voice of the Fort Hays State University Tigers. Before that, he was a color analyst for six years.   ...

Youth Pastor Dustin Mulkey helps lead students to career paths

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

October 28, 2019

North Oak Community Church Youth Pastor Dustin Mulkey presented to students in Gym B during PRIDE Time on Oct. 24. Mulkey said that being a youth pastor is a fun environment for his personality type because he has a lot of freedom, and every day looks different. "Some days I do normal youth ministry stuff like having a youth group time or helping with c...

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