Social work students take annual trip to observe Wichita law

Fourteen Fort Hays State University social work students traveled to Wichita recently for the 10th annual trip in a series that allows students to observe Wichita law enforcement officers at work.

The students were able to work one-on-one with police officers to see the type of work and people they will be working with in their chosen careers.

"Social work deals with the same kind of people that the police deal with," said Judy Caprez, director and associate director univrelof social work at FHSU. "This trip gives students a close-up experience of the types of situations they will be dealing with after they graduate."

Students who participated in the field trip are listed by hometown and classification.

ATWOOD: Sarah White, junior.
ELLIS: Erin Kitzman, junior.
GARDEN CITY: Audra Hoffman, senior.
GREAT BEND: Todd Scheuerman, senior.
HAYS: Laura Dunn, senior; Michelle Staab, junior.
HOXIE: Stephanie Oelke, senior.
HOLCOMB: Megan Heckel, junior.
KENSINGTON: Julie Grauerholz, special student.
PROTECTION: Haley Hazen, junior.
ROZEL: Carisa Melia, junior.
RUSSELL: Andrea Davis, senior.
SALINA: Molly Kerbs, junior.
SATANTA: Daniel Williams, senior.

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