2023 student ambassadors at the Kirkman doors

Meet the Admissions Staff

Tana Cooper PortaitTana Cooper
Director of Admissions

A.A. Hutchinson Community College
B.S. Fort Hays State University, Organizational Leadership
Master of Science in Education, Fort Hays State University
Recruiting Regions: Service Counties
Office: (620) 792-9241, (800) 722-6842 | Fax: (620) 786-1160 
Hobbies: Watching sports, KU basketball and football, Chiefs football, spending time with family and friends. 
Favorite Food: I will try anything once! Mexican, Chinese and Seafood are my favorites. 

Facebook: tana.k.cooper
Twitter: Tana@BCC
Instagram: tanakcooper


Jonathan Mariani PortraitJon Mariani
Admissions Representative

Bachelors in Health and Human Performance (Fitness Programming)
Masters in Health and Human Performance (Athletic Administration)
Office: (620) 792-9297, (800) 722-6842 | Work Cell: (620) 617-0052
Hobbies: Baseball (watching/coaching/playing softball), Reading and Writing Fantasy.
Favorite foods: Any form of potato.

Twitter: JonatBarton
Instagram: JonatBarton


Sasha LarsenSasha Larson 
Admissions Representative

Crum’s Beauty College – Cosmetologist License
Office: (620)-792-9280, (800) 722-6842 | Work Cell: (620) 617-0004
Hobbies: Cooking, baking, spending time with family & friends.
Favorite food: Mexican or potatoes

Twitter: SashaatBarton
Instagram: SashaatBarton
Facebook: SashaLarsonatBarton



Maddy CaseyMaddy Casey 
Admissions Representative

Barton Community College – Liberal Studies (AA) With a Minor of Dance
Office: (620) 786-1142 | Work Cell: (620) 617-0337
Hobbies: Dance, Singing, Drawing and Painting
Favorite food: Pasta

Twitter: MaddyatBarton
Instagram: MaddyatBarton
Facebook: MaddyatBarton



Kelsey DeistKelsey Deist
Admissions Secretary & Switchboard Operator

Hays Academy of Hair Design – Cosmetologist License
Office: (620) 792-9286, (800) 722-6842 | Fax (620) 786-1160
Hobbies: Baking, singing, playing guitar and spending time with family.
Favorite Foods are pizza, and almost any dessert! I also will drink iced coffee at any time of the year.