Friday, May 1st, there will be an artist reception for Amanda Breitbach in the Dawson Community College Art Gallery 126 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM with an artist talk at 6:30. This gathering is free and open to the public. Please join us for a viewing of Amanda’s photographs, for conversation, and refreshments. If you can’t make it on Friday, Gallery 126 is open Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, & Tuesday-Thursday 6:30 – 9:00 PM and Summer hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Amanda’s new series Roosts is on exhibit from April 27 – June 26.
Mitchell’s Oil Field Service, Inc. of Sidney home of Roustabouts, Cranes, Rig Up Tandems and Trenching has made a generous donation of 5 diesel truck engines to the Dawson Community College Ag Mechanics program.
The Dawson Community College Opus Society is currently seeking contestants for Dawson Idol 2 to be held April 29 and May 5 at the DCC Auditorium on campus. This is the second year for the event and promises to present some of the best musical talent in eastern Montana. Admission is $5 and buys you a vote in the judging.
The Dawson Community College Spring 2009 Horsemanship Clinic will be held April 18th and 19th at the J&A Arena from 8am to 4pm. Clinician, Pat Mitchell, of Pat Mitchell Performance Horses from Shepherd Montana will instruct. Pat focuses on finishing horses in Reining, Roping and Western Pleasure. He has worked with various breeds, creating light and responsive horses that move off aids freely and willingly. His horses have gone on to compete at many levels.
Josh Link took the mound for Dawson Community College Saturday against the University of Mary JV. Six innings later Link walked off the mound with a ‘no-hitter’ to his credit.
Link and his Buccaneer teammates picked up a 10-0 triumph over Mary in their second game in the Subway tournament held at DCC’s Kolberg Field. Link allowed a total of just four base runners throughout his six innings of work. One Marauder reached on an error and three more reached via the way of a base on balls. Link also struck out eight batters in the contest.
The Buccaneer softball team picked up a win over Trinidad State Junior College on Monday at Baker Field by the final of 2 to 1. This was the lone win for Dawson Community College in a four-game series with TSJC. On Sunday Trinidad came away with three wins over Dawson.
In Monday’s contest Trinidad picked up their lone run in the bottom of the first inning.
With one out Karissa Fenstermacher singled to start the rally. Rikki Fedler followed with a single to drive in Fenstermacher.
Make it a point to visit the Dawson Community College Fine Arts Gallery, also known as Gallery 126. Why? Because there are only 2 art exhibits left for this Spring and you’ll want to see both of them.
Dawson Community College’s volleyball team has been nominated for a national academic award based on a team GPA that includes three 4.0s.
Coach John Marble said the team earned a collective 3.42 in the classroom last semester, putting them in contention for the National Junior College Athletic Association’s academic team of the year award.
“It puts us solidly as a premiere team academically in the nation amongst all junior colleges,” he said, adding that the team’s GPA speaks well of players’ character.
Dawson Community College Buccaneers Baseball coach Brent Diegel is pleased to announce the signing of three Montana players to national letters of intent. The three players will join the Buccaneers squad for the 2009-2010 season.
Chris Mjelstad, a 6’1”, 195 pound senior at Billings Senior High, currently plays outfield for the Laurel Dodgers Legion club. In 49 games last season, Mjelstad batted an impressive .393 and scored 40 runs. According to Coach Diegel, “Chris is a kid who loves the game and has the size and ability we are looking for.”
Dawson Community College Head Golf Coach Robert Rowlett is pleased to announce the signing two more student athletes for the upcoming 2009-2010 golf season. Joining the Buccaneer squad for the 2009-2010 season will be Kayla Lloyd of Meridian, Idaho and Emily Thorud of Gaston, Oregon.