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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...

Speech language pathologist Tara Marshall presents to students during PRIDE Time on Oct. 24

Speech language pathologist Tara Marshall presents to students during PRIDE Time on Oct. 24

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in Chief

October 25, 2019

Speech language pathologist Tara Marshall presented to students during PRIDE Time about her career in speech and language pathology and her current work as a clinical educator at Fort Hays State University.   “The goal of speech language pathologists is to help people communicate better,...

Real estate agent Robert Munsch talks with students about his career during PRIDE Time

Real estate agent Robert Munsch talks with students about his career during PRIDE Time

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in Chief

October 25, 2019

2009 graduate and real estate agent Robert Munsch spoke with students about his career in real estate during PRIDE Time on Oct. 23.   “After high school, I didn’t really know where I wanted to be in life,” Munsch said. “As time went on, things kind of fell into place, and I started a construc...

Archaeologist Kennedy Dold talks to students during PRIDE time

Archaeologist Kennedy Dold talks to students during PRIDE time

Levi Weilert, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

Archaeologist Kennedy Dold spoke during PRIDE Time on Oct 17. Dold graduated from Lawrence High School in 2015 and traveled to Scotland to study at the University of Edinburgh. She now has a first-class undergraduate degree in archaeology. “What made my studies special and what made archaeology...

Club Spotlight: Medical Professionals Club

Club Spotlight: Medical Professionals Club

Paige Polifka-Denson, Staff Reporter/Infographic

October 15, 2019

Finding what club or organization to be a part of in high school can be overwhelming, especially when given a lot of options.  This week’s Club Spotlight is the new Medical Professionals Club.  An officer of the club, senior Natalie Taylor, spoke about the club’s mission and goals.  “Through...

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