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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 […]

Slatton-McCoy Awarded County Sheriffs Scholarship for Prowers County

Slatton-McCoy Awarded County Sheriffs Scholarship for Prowers County

    Prowers County Sheriff Sam Zordel, is pleased to announce that Mayrene Slatton-McCoy is this year’s recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado, CSOC, scholarship award for Prowers County.  CSOC, Colorado’s state sheriffs’ association, offered a total of 31 awards of $500.00 each this year to deserving high school and college students in Colorado […]

LUB Passes Resolution Providing for Power Purchase Agreements, Announces Scholarship Winners

LUB Passes Resolution Providing for Power Purchase Agreements, Announces Scholarship Winners

    The Lamar Utility Board passed Resolution 18-05-01 during their meeting Tuesday, May 15th, which acknowledges the authority of the board to negotiate and enter into power purchase agreements with Southeast Colorado Power Authority (SECPA). The action was taken following an executive session conducted by the board. The resolution acknowledges that SECPA, as a […]

Cook and Snyder Honored as LCC’s Distinguished Alumni

Cook and Snyder Honored as LCC’s Distinguished Alumni

(Lamar, Colorado; May 14, 2018) Lamar Community College Antelope Night has long been an opportunity for students and families as well as LCC staff and faculty to celebrate students’ accomplishments and gear up for Commencement the next day. It has also become a significant event for alumni as the College recognizes its Distinguished Alumni as […]

LCC Nursing Class of 2018 Honored in Pinning Ceremony

LCC Nursing Class of 2018 Honored in Pinning Ceremony

  (Lamar, Colorado; May 14, 2018) On Friday, May 4, the Lamar Community College Nursing department celebrated the accomplishments of their graduates with the time-honored tradition of the Nurse Pinning. The Nurse Pinning ceremony is a traditional rite of passage that each nursing student completes before entering the profession. 53 students were pinned including 20 […]

Council Approves Zoning Changes, New Police K9 Will be a Pit Bull

Council Approves Zoning Changes, New Police K9 Will be a Pit Bull

  The Lamar City Council covered a lot of territory during their May 14th meeting this past Monday. In a related article highlighted in The Prowers Journal, the council approved an ordinance on first reading for a Power Purchase Agreement between the City and Tri-State G & T and terminating the Power Supply Agreement with […]