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Five Lopes Sign with NCAA Programs

Five Lopes Sign with NCAA Programs

      (Lamar, Colorado; June 13, 2018) The 2017-2018 Lamar Community College men’s basketball season was a positive one. The Lopes got to 20 wins and a region tournament appearance for the second straight season. Lamar’s sophomore class had plenty to do with that, going 47-19 the past two years. Five of those sophomores […]

Lamar Hosts 2018 Rural Philanthropy Days Event

Lamar Hosts 2018 Rural Philanthropy Days Event

  Lamar hosted Rural Philanthropy Days (RFD) 2018 last week, June 13-15, the first time the event, which is held every four years, came to this city. Eight counties in southeast Colorado were represented including Prowers County.  The event, which helps match philanthropic donation funders with non-profit organizations, was coordinated in partnership with the City […]

Cheerleader Glow Run Fundraiser June 16th

Cheerleader Glow Run Fundraiser June 16th

    The 5K “Keep the Savage Spirit Glowing” Run, organized by Meranda Jaramillo, Lamar High School Cheerleaders and Cheer Coaches will be held this Saturday, June 16th at Willow Creek Park. Activities are set for dusk, around 8pm at which time all registered runners will receive their glow necklaces and bracelets. The path used […]

Collins Takes Command of Women’s Basketball at LCC

Collins Takes Command of Women’s Basketball at LCC

      (Lamar, Colorado; June 1, 2018) Lamar Community College has named former assistant coach Nolan Collins its new head coach of women’s basketball. Collins takes the helm after serving as the assistant coach for two years under former head coach Landon Steele. “I am just proud of the journey over the last two […]

LCC Announces Academic Honors for Spring 2018 Semester

LCC Announces Academic Honors for Spring 2018 Semester

      (Lamar, Colorado; June 11, 2018) A total of 111 Lamar Community College students have earned academic honors for the Spring 2018 semester including 56 named to the President’s List for achieving a perfect 4.0 GPA. Each semester, Lamar Community College credits its top-performing students with three distinct honors: President’s List (GPA of […]

Scholarship opportunities available at Lamar Community College

Scholarship opportunities available at Lamar Community College

COSI and Quarterly Forum Scholarship applications due July 1 (Lamar, Colorado; June 6, 2018)  Lamar Community College and the LCC Foundation continually support area students through ongoing scholarship and financial aid opportunities.  Multiple scholarships are still available for the upcoming academic year, including two significant scholarships: the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) funds and the […]

Elks Honor the May Students of the Month

Elks Honor the May Students of the Month

                        Every month, the Elks honor those students who show strong leadership, academic achievement and are involved in numerous activities. They set the example for other to follow and illustrate the promise of the young generation for the community and our nation. The students and their families are treated a free diner at the lodge […]

Colorado Students Named to Spring 2018 - Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University

Colorado Students Named to Spring 2018 – Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University

    HAYS, Kan. – Local and area students from Colorado are among the 1,601 named by deans at Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan., to the Deans Honor Roll for the spring 2018 semester. The Deans Honor Roll includes undergraduate students only. To be eligible, students must have completed 12 or more credit hours […]

Clinic Teaches 4-H’ers New Show Skills

Clinic Teaches 4-H’ers New Show Skills

    LAS ANIMAS –A team of show livestock “professors” aided area youth on Saturday, June 2 during a “Stock Show University” at the Bent County Fairgrounds in Las Animas. Southeast Colorado youth and their parents all got an education about daily hair care, clipping, show-day grooming, and showmanship for their 4-H and FFA beef […]

LCC’s Hoey Competing at College National Finals Rodeo

LCC’s Hoey Competing at College National Finals Rodeo

  Lamar, Colorado; May 31, 2018) Lamar Community College freshman Nate Hoey (Montrose, Colorado) will compete in bull riding at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) this summer. The CNFR is set to start on Sunday, June 10, with performances and slack through Friday, June 15, in Casper, Wyoming. Hoey, who finished second in the […]

Ben Buck Named New LCC Baseball Coach

Ben Buck Named New LCC Baseball Coach

Lopes Baseball Alum Plans to Carry Tradition, Utilize Technology (Lamar, Colorado; May 31, 2018) Lamar Community College named Ben Buck its first new head baseball coach in 25 years after an official search. “Both the hiring committee and I felt strongly that Ben Buck was the right guy to take over the baseball program,” longtime […]

Education Leadership Council Seeks Feedback on State’s Education System

Education Leadership Council Seeks Feedback on State’s Education System

    DENVER — Monday, May 21, 2018 — Colorado leaders are taking a fresh new look at the statewide education system. The effort includes a new survey launched today by Lt. Gov. Lynne and the Education Leadership Council (ELC). Comments and ideas collected in The State of Education survey will inform the development of […]

Wiley FFA Member Makennah Tyree, to be Awarded at the Colorado FFA State Convention in June

Wiley FFA Member Makennah Tyree, to be Awarded at the Colorado FFA State Convention in June

  Wiley FFA member and 2016 – 2018 Reporter, Makennah Tyree, took top honors recently at the Colorado FFA State Convention for developing an excellent supervised agricultural experience in Diversified Crop Production – Placement. Tyree is a member of the Wiley FFA chapter. She was named the winner of a proficiency award in Diversified Crop […]

Lamar Elks Americanism, Scholarship and Drug Awareness Banquet Draws Large Crowds

Lamar Elks Americanism, Scholarship and Drug Awareness Banquet Draws Large Crowds

  Every day the Elks have an impact right here in Lamar and the surrounding communities. They do everything from sponsoring different events to the programs it operates. Three of its critical missions are: Americanism, Drug Awareness and Scholarships. These areas are just a few ways the Elks help our communities. On April 22nd, the […]

SDS Walter Ely Scholarship Winner Announced for 2018

SDS Walter Ely Scholarship Winner Announced for 2018

    David Jones of Southeast Developmental Services announced that Josie Cook, graduating Holly High School senior, is this year’s recipient of the 8th Annual Walter Ely Scholarship. Cook was presented the scholarship award by several SDS board members this past Monday, May 21st in Lamar.Over the past several years, the selection of the winner […]