“I am before you today to recognize the 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association National Champion Football Team, the Garden City Community College Broncbusters. Joining me are: Dr. Herbert Swender, College President; John Green, Athletic Director; Coach Jeff Sims; Nathan Roy (Mascott); Miranda McPhail(Cheerleader); Sean Callahan (All conference offensive lineman from Gardner/Edgerton, Kansas); Trey Minter (Nation's leading rusher and All American Tailback); Mike Hughes (Defensive Player of the Year and All American)
The Broncbusters enjoyed an extraordinary undefeated 2016 season that culminated in winning the National Championship game in the El Toro Bowl game against Arizona Western by a score of 25 to 22 on December 3rd. Great teams have great leaders. Coach Sims was recognized as Coach of the Year by the American Community College Football Coaches Association, National Junior College Athletic Association and the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference.
Garden City Community College offers terrific opportunities for students to attain an affordable high quality education with both outstanding academic and vocational programs. Now the community and students have another reason to be proud of the college. Please join me in congratulating the 2016 National Junior College Athletic Association National Champion Football Team, the Garden City Community College Broncbusters.”