Flint Hills Technical College is starting the second semester with a lot of momentum.
President Dr. Dean Hollenbeck says second-semester enrollment is "solid," but he says there are other indicators of the college's effectiveness in training workers that are catching the eyes of a lot of people nationally.
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Last semester, Bankrate called the tech college the fourth best nationally among technical and community colleges and Create a Career listing the college 10th in the country for its training efforts.
Classes are set to begin Monday, while Emporia State begins its second semester Jan. 22.
Most area districts resuming classes Monday or Tuesday
Several districts are set to begin classes Monday, including Emporia Christian School, USD 243 Lebo-Waverly, USD 284 Chase County, USD 386 Madison-Virgil, USD 390 Hamilton, USD 417 Morris County, USD 454 Burlingame and USD 456 Marais des Cygnes Valley.
USD 253 Emporia, Sacred Heart, USD 251 North Lyon County and USD 420 Osage City have teacher inservice days Monday with classes resuming Tuesday. Classes also resume Tuesday for USD 421 Lyndon.
USD 252 South Lyon County and USD 244 Burlington resumed classes last week.