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2017 Patron memberships are on sale now, and cost just $125.  Patron members receive reserved seating at the lecture, and tickets to the luncheon.  To become a patron subscriber, For more information about the series or how to become a patron please call 620-665-3505 or e-mail

Individual tickets for the Dillon lectures are also available for $10, with all students and HutchCC faculty/staff admitted free.

All lectures begin at 10:30 am.



Sean James - Sept. 26, 2017

Anti-Bullying Advocate

A graduate of Hutchinson High School, Sean James has coupled the lessons he learned as an athlete and a businessman in order to solidify a successful career in wealth management and an important role in the world of philanthropy as founder of the two distinct organizations developed to help and empower today's youth.

Shawn Johnson - Nov. 7, 2017

Olympic Gold Medalist

Shawn Johnson is a retired Olympic gold medalist and winner of Season 8 of Dancing with the Stars. Johnson is also known for her charitable endeavors, including work with many cancer-related and animal charities.