The Mon-Dak Athletic Conference has announced its fall 2009-10 academic award selections. Twenty-nine student athletes from Dawson Community College earned academic recognition. Of special note, DCC had more students honored than any other college in the 8 member Mon-Dak Conference. The conference includes Bismarck State College, North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, United Tribes Technical College, Lake Region State College, Miles City Community College, Williston State College and Dakota College at Bottineau.
For years kids ages 7-15 have enjoyed Dawson Community College Buccaneer Baseball camp. The camp is held from 10am to 4pm Saturday, April 24th and features instruction and tips from DCC players and coaches at Kolberg field next to the DCC campus.
Brent Diegel, Head Coach of the Dawson Community College baseball program, has announced the signing of student athlete Jesse Gullion, a third baseman from Brigham City, Utah. The 6-4, 190 pound third baseman throws right-handed and bats lefty. As a junior in 2009, Gullion led his high school team, the Box Elder Bees, in hits, RBI, and doubles. He batted a robust .410 with 43 hits, 5 homeruns, 20 Doubles, and posted a .460 On Base Percentage.
On April 2nd and 3rd the Women’s and Men’s Basketball Programs at Dawson Community College held their First Annual Bucs and Bunnies Coed Easter Basketball Tournament. Seven teams from Glendive and one from Wolf Point competed for prizes donated by local business in the Toepke Center Gymnasium. The tournament will be an annual fundraiser to support men’s and women’s basketball programs at Dawson.
Area vocalists are gearing up for the third year of eastern Montana’s very own, Dawson Idol, to be held April 9 on the Dawson Community College campus. Presented by the DCC Music Department and Opus Society, contestants will compete to advance to the second round of judging April 23 and a hopeful title through audience and judge voting.
Brent Diegel, Head Coach of the Dawson Community College baseball program, has announced the signing of Braxton Davis, a right handed 1B/OF from Clinton, Utah. Davis is 6-2 and weighs 220 pounds. As a senior in 2008 at Northridge High School, Davis batted .440 with 10 homeruns and 29 RBIs. His outstanding play earned him an opportunity to play at Clarendon College in Texas, an NJCAA Division 1 program. During his 2009 freshman season at Clarendon, Braxton batted .320, hit 8 homeruns and drove in 41 runs.
The 11th Annual Shaping the Future Conference will be held April 9-10, 2010 at Dawson Community College. The workshop is sponsored by the Early Childhood Education Department at DCC, the Glendive Public Schools, DEAP Resource and Referral and Prairie View Special Services. The public is invited to attend and can call Brenda Stockert at 377-9463 or email [email protected] for more information.
The 69th Commencement exercises will be held May 13, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at Toepke Center on the Dawson Community College Campus. Dr. Jim Cargill, President of Dawson Community College, the Board of Trustees, faculty, staff and the Class of 2010 are proud to announce Jim Squires, long time proponent of higher education in Eastern Montana, as the keynote speaker for the 2010 exercises.
The Dawson Community College Theater Department proudly presents it’s Spring Production entitled “The Performance, An Actor’s Studio” on Friday & Saturday, March 26th & 27th at 7:00 P.M. both nights. The show will be in the Toepke Center Theater on the DCC Campus.
Deadline May 7th, 2010
Dawson Community College is once again adding honor and memorial names to the hardwood floor of the Toepke Center Gymnasium. Names will be printed in 1 inch letters around the main court for a $200 per name donation. Honoring a friend or relative in this way is a unique tribute and a lasting legacy that lends support to all Buccaneer athletic programs.