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Johnson County Community College Foundation – Some Enchanted Evening

Some Enchanted Evening, the annual gala held by the Johnson County Community College Foundation, took place on November 12th at the Overland Park Convention Center. The event chairs were Tracey Osborne Oltjen and Tom Oltjen. Steven D. Wilkinson was honored as the Johnson Countian of the Year. Steve was presented with an artwork created by Fernanda Fregozo Terres, JCCC art student. Proceeds from the event will benefit scholarships and the student basic needs program.  

Nora and Mario Azar, Amy and Curt Skoog, Clint and Britton Robinson, and Aaron and Rachel Attebery


Ryan Brewer, Jennifer Gerlach, Jill and Carl Gerlach, Lindsay and Chris Gerlach, and Katie Gerlach


Honoree Steve and Wanda Wilkinson


Adam and LaVon Hamilton, Danielle and JT Hamilton Slate, Jared Home and Rebecca Hamilton, and Debi and Reed Nixon


(Seated) Nancy Ingram, JCCC trustee; with Janet and Clay Blair, past honoree (standing) Steve Ingram, Terry and Marlene Calaway, and Christi and Jon Stewart


Honoree Steve and Wanda Wilkinson with Chaney and Tom Mitchell

Featured in the December 17, 2022 issue of The Independent.
Photo Credit: Troy Thomas