August 2019
Wharton County Junior College e-Newsletter
GENE BAHNSEN GYMNASIUM
Gym named for longtime coach   
The Gene Bahnsen Gymnasium was dedicated this past April in honor of outgoing Athletic Director Gene Bahnsen, who worked for WCJC for the past 60 years.

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING 
Anderson establishes geology club 
When it comes to learning, WCJC Geology Instructor Peter Anderson believes there's no better way than for students to go outside and get their hands dirty.

GAME TIME
Volleyball team kicks off season 

WCJC Pioneers Volleyball Coach Brianna Janecka welcomes back nine sophomores to her 14-member squad this season. WCJC's first home game was on Aug. 27 against Blinn College. Despite a gutsy effort, the Pioneers lost the game, 10-25, 16-25, 25-23, 22-25. Their next home game is at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 3, against Lee College. 

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY
Fourteen graduate program
Fourteen students are ready for careers in the healthcare field after graduating from WCJC's Radiologic Technology program.

A WINNING STORY
Hutchison earns writing award
WCJC History Instructor Brady Lee Hutchison recently won a fiction award for his first novel, "So Others May Live."

LVN GRADUATION
Twenty-seven complete program
Twenty-seven students graduated from the WCJC Vocational Nursing program in a ceremony held recently on the Wharton campus.

A GREAT PLACE TO START  
Paralegal Studies supports law jobs 
From criminal cases to immigration law, WCJC's Paralegal Studies program is the perfect starting place for students interested in careers in the legal field.