Carla Lahey (left) directs the Touring Theatre Company as they prepare for a performance at Newton High School.

What I learned from Carla Lahey

Carla Lahey (left) directs the Touring Theatre Company as they prepare for a performance at Newton High School. In recent years, the Hesston College Horizon student publication has recognized departing faculty members by inviting students and employees to reflect on the impact these professors have made on their lives. With the COVID-19 campus dispersal in […]

Kendra Burkey advises the Hesston College Horizon staff.

What I learned from Kendra Burkey

Kendra Burkey advises the Hesston College Horizon staff. In recent years, the Hesston College Horizon student publication has recognized departing faculty members by inviting students and employees to reflect on the impact these professors have made on their lives. With the COVID-19 campus dispersal in March and the impending departure of Horizon faculty advisor and […]

Gary Oyer

What I learned from Gary Oyer

In recent years, the Hesston College Horizon student publication has recognized departing faculty members by inviting students and employees to reflect on the impact these professors have made on their lives. With the COVID-19 campus dispersal in March and the impending departure of Horizon faculty advisor and communications prof Kendra Burkey, the college’s Marketing and […]

Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche

Now Boarding: Vision 2025

First it was a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Now it’s aviation. And that’s not where the growth stops. Early in 2019, Hesston College administrators began unveiling a growth plan that gives the Hesston College of the future some distinct differences from the Hesston College of the last 110 years. Namely, four-year bachelor degree programs in […]

Amy Bretado, Chelsie Smith, Coach Andrew Sharp

Bretado named all-American; Post-season honors roll in for Lark Softball

Having recently concluded a record-breaking season, the Hesston College Softball program has received its share of post-season accolades, with freshman Amy Bretado’s first-team NJCAA All-American selection topping the list. A freshman from Whittier, Calif., Bretado smashed the career Hesston home run mark in just one year, connecting for 19 home runs – good for fourth […]

Lark Athletes of the Year 2018-19 - Cal Hartley and Lexi Avalos

Avalos, Hartley named Lark Athletes of the Year

The Hesston College athletic department announces the 2018-19 Male and Female Athletes of the Year, Lexi Avalos and Cal Hartley. Avalos was an outfielder for the Lark Softball Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference (KJCCC) regular season champions and Hartley was a guard for the men’s basketball team. Avalos stepped up to help lead the softball […]

Christie Bell

Bell named Lark softball coach

Hesston College Athletic Director Chris Nachtigall announced the hiring of Christie Bell as head softball coach. Originally from Sanger, Texas, Bell resides in Joliet, Ill. Bell is an assistant coach at University of St. Francis (Joliet, Ill.) where she is finishing up her master’s degree in health education. She coached and taught at the high […]

2019 Hesston College Lark softball sophomores

Lark softball celebrates sophomores, stretches win streak to 21

The Hesston College Larks Softball team celebrated their sophomores Tuesday night. Sophomores Lexi Avalos, Jenna Garcia, Shae Hoover, Cassidy King, Kaylen Lassley, Reese McCrary, Adrianna Ruiz and Jenna Schneider started for the Larks as they defeated Friends University JV 6-1 and 8-1. This took the Larks win streak to 21 games and 29-3 since March […]

2018-19 Hesston College Bel Canto Singers

Bel Canto Singers to tour Oregon and Washington May 21 to 29

Hesston College’s premier vocal ensemble, Bel Canto Singers, is preparing for a tour to Washington and Oregon May 21 to 29, following the end of the academic year. The 25-voice mixed chamber choir, under the direction of Dr. Russell Adrian, will present a program entitled “Grant Us Peace,” which was inspired by the college’s International […]