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Students from Washington County High School recently took a field trip to Cloud County Community College in Concordia to tour the CCCC Cadaver Lab.

Jessica LeDuc, Assistant Director of Marketing at Cloud County Community College provided KNDY News with a photo of the students visiting.

Students pictured are, back row, left to right: David Novinsky, Kaden Elliott, Scuyler Zenger, Hunter Kier, Carson Talkington, Joe Eaton, Jerrod Hoover, and Dawson Miller. Front row, left to right, are: Hailee Bennett, Emily Meyer, Laramie Moyer, Cammie Miller, Jenna Hennerberg, Annie Otott, and Wonmin Lee.
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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.