Artist, interpreter and volunteer
March 21, 2015Hugo Ximello Salido owned a hair salon in Mexico in 2005. He knew no English and had only the vaguest idea of Kansas. Ten years later, he’s a Johnson County Community College student, an artist and a volunteer, a man with many interests...
To serve and protect (and serve again)
March 21, 2015Gregory Russell might have been a professional ballplayer with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He might have been a doctor. But, almost by chance, he became a police officer. And now, after retiring from a distinguished 30-year career with the Kansas...
Foundation names Johnson Countian of the Year
March 17, 2015 | Diane CarrollOVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Johnson County Community College Foundation has selected Mary Davidson Cohen as the 2015 Johnson Countian of the Year. Cohen, a leader in education and a long-time community volunteer, will be honored this fall...
Getting a new heart
March 09, 2015One-year-old Sebastian is a happy little boy. He likes to initiate peek-a-boo with his mom and dad, Melissa and Alex Wells, who both work as counselors at Johnson County Community College. “He’s awesome,” said Alex,...
Tuition is free, experience is priceless
March 09, 2015Do you know what Alexa Summers did last summer? She took CPR and Anatomy from Johnson County Community College. What’s so great about that? She enrolled between her sophomore and junior years at Blue Valley Northwest High School. At only...
The Other Celebrity Chef Paula
March 09, 2015Paula McIntyre was part comedian, part tourism advocate, part philosopher and all chef when she visited Johnson County Community College March 2. McIntyre, a celebrity chef from Belfast, Northern Ireland, stopped by to give a cooking demonstration...