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April 19, 2012

Record number of students take part in Cowley College�s Junior Day


In an event that continues to grow each year, a record 136 high school juniors  and 23 parents for a total of 159 participants took part in Cowley College’s Junior Day held Wednesday at the school’s main campus in Arkansas City.

The purpose of Junior Day is for high school juniors to visit Cowley College’s campus and to learn more about what the school has to offer.

The day began with introductions and information about the college. Members of the Spirit Squad and the ACT One Drama club then entertained the students with performances.


Junior DayFollowing the entertainment, a fun admissions video was shown and a contest was held for the most outrageous dodgeball outfit with the winning student taking home a Blu-Ray player. The students then had an opportunity to tour the campus and stop by the Earle N. Wright Community Room for lunch and prize give aways.

The high school juniors and Cowley College student ambassadors then headed to the college’s Recreation Building for a Dodgeball Tournament to cap the day.

Lory West, director of admissions at Cowley College, was pleased with how well the event went and hopes the students will return in November for Senior Day.Junior Day

“The day went outstanding and I am excited that the day continues to grow each year,” West said. “I am also really proud of all the hard work that everyone put in to make it such an informative, fun and successful day.”

West spoke highly of the work done by technical director of theatre Jamison Rhoads, Bryan McChesney, the admissions staff and ambassadors for all their hard work in putting the day on, ACT One Drama Club and the Spirit Squad for their performances as well as the grounds, maintenance and custodial crews.

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