Butler to honor Westar Energy, Sherdeill Breathett with Diversity Awards

Published October 9, 2015 at 10:33 am Butler logo

Butler Community College will present Westar Energy and Sherdeill Breathett, Sr., economic developer and trade zone administrator for Sedgwick County, with the 2015 Excellence in Diversity Awards.

The awards will be presented during a breakfast ceremony to be held Friday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 a.m. at the Abode Venue in downtown Wichita.

Now in its fourth year, Butler Community College’s Excellence in Diversity Awards Breakfast is held annually to recognize excellence in diversity and inclusion; increase awareness of the value of supporting efforts to address diversity challenges and opportunities in workplaces and in the community; and to raise awareness of Advance Kansas.


Advance Kansas is a prestigious and innovative diversity program for business and community leaders that provides a framework for examining and pursuing solutions to challenges and opportunities most pressing in the community. Advance Kansas is facilitated by Juan Johnson, president of Diversity Leadership in Action, LLC. Juan has been in this role since July 2006, after concluding an extraordinary 21-year career with The Coca-Cola Company.


Spirit AeroSystems
, Inc. is the presenting sponsor of the Excellence in Diversity Awards Breakfast. Tickets for the breakfast are $45 each and table sponsorships are available. To order tickets or to request information on sponsorships, call 316-218-6355 or email advanceks@butlercc.edu.

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