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LCC Spring Horse Show set for April 27

LCC Spring Horse Show set for April 27

      (Lamar, Colorado; April 19, 2018) The Lamar Community College Horse Training & Management (HTM) and Equine Business Management (EBM) programs will host their annual Spring Show on Friday, April 27. The show will be held in the Equine Complex, just north of College Road in Lamar, starting at 10:30am that morning. The […]

Arbor Day in Lamar

Arbor Day in Lamar

    The Lamar Tree Board invites local 5th grade students to assist in the annual Arbor Day, tree planting event, this time at Spreading Antlers Golf Course.  Although Wednesday was windy, fortunately, most of the fierce, dust-laden gales were absent from the day before. Tree Board President, Jane Felter, explained to the gathered students […]

Lamar Library Received Laureate Rho Donation

Lamar Library Received Laureate Rho Donation

Laureate Rho Chapter members of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority donate funds to the Lamar Library to purchase children’s books. Pictured is Sue Lathrop, Lamar Librarian; Cheri Aguilera, Youth Services Librarian; and Kay Arends, Laureate Rho Chapter. A spokesperson said this is an annual donation from the Laureate Rho Chapter to the Library, as these funds […]

Lamar Student, Vanessa Marta, Makes All-State Band

Lamar Student, Vanessa Marta, Makes All-State Band

  Vanessa Marta, a sophomore from Lamar High School, was among the 110 students from across Colorado to participate in the Colorado All State Band held at University of Northern Colorado earlier this month. More than 900 students auditioned for the prestigious group. Vanessa plays clarinet. “I was really nervous, but I’m glad I went […]

New “Wheels” Park Adds to Willow Creek

New “Wheels” Park Adds to Willow Creek

Team Pain is in the house! Well, our town at least. As of this week, April 9, the professional skate park design team arrived in Lamar, along with the awaited final materials. Currently, Craig Brooks, Chief Building Officer for the City of Lamar and Contractual Representative for the building portion of this project, has overseen […]

HOPE Center Season Winding Down for School Year

HOPE Center Season Winding Down for School Year

  The school season is drawing to a close at the Lincoln School HOPE Center on North Tenth Street in Lamar. Anita Zavala and Lori Hammer told Coalition members on Monday, April 16th, past graduates spoke to current students at Young HOPE Prevention about the importance of staying in school to attain their diploma.  One […]

30 LCC Students Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

30 LCC Students Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

  (Lamar, Colorado; April 16, 2018) Lamar Community College’s Beta Eta Gamma chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society welcomed 30 new members in an induction ceremony on March 26, 2018. This is one of the largest classes of new members, as the Chapter celebrates its twentieth year at LCC. The new inductees included […]

Statement from the Lamar Education Association RE: the Colorado Teacher Walkout

Statement from the Lamar Education Association RE: the Colorado Teacher Walkout

    LAMAR, CO, April 15, 2018 On Monday, April 16, hundreds of teachers across Colorado will leave their classrooms to march at the State Capitol for education reform. While the Lamar Education Association (LEA) supports these teachers, LEA will not be joining their colleagues in Denver. LEA members will be wearing red shirts to […]

LCC Hosts Nearly 800 for FFA Career Development

LCC Hosts Nearly 800 for FFA Career Development

  (Lamar, Colorado; April 9, 2018) On Wednesday, April 4, Lamar Community College welcomed nearly 800 high school students to campus for the FFA Career Development Day, the largest crowd yet for the event. 780 FFA members from 42 schools throughout Colorado and Oklahoma attended and competed in a range of events. Greg Cash, LCC […]

Crampton Surpasses 1000 Career Wins at LCC

Crampton Surpasses 1000 Career Wins at LCC

(Lamar, Colorado; April 9, 2018) Veteran Lamar Community College Baseball coach Scott Crampton reached a big milestone over the weekend, winning the 1000th game of his coaching career. On Sunday, Runnin’ Lopes Baseball hosted a doubleheader with Otero Junior College at Merchants’ Park. The Lopes won the first game 4-1, to earn the 1000th win, […]

Local Law Enforcement Prepares for ‘Active Shooter’ Response

Local Law Enforcement Prepares for ‘Active Shooter’ Response

  “Prepare for the worst, hope for the best”, is a fair summation for the Active Shooter Training program being practiced by the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office. Estimates of school shootings in the U.S. for 2018 are at least above a dozen with the most recent being two wounded and the shooter dead in Maryland […]

Trailblazer Theater Company, Local Group Getting Underway in Lamar

Trailblazer Theater Company, Local Group Getting Underway in Lamar

    Area residents who have wanted a community theater group in Lamar and the surrounding area can take note of a newly formed organization, Trailblazer Theater Company. The company is comprised of about two dozen like-minded individuals whose common goal is to bring various theatrical and stage performances to Lamar. Sue Lathrop, Lamar Librarian, […]

LCC to host Open House on April 12

LCC to host Open House on April 12

    (Lamar, Colorado; April 2, 2018) Students seeking a meaningful next step in their education should plan to attend the Lamar Community College Open House set for Thursday, April 12, 2018. The Open House will take place in the Betz Technology Center from 5:30-7:30pm; it will serve as a one-stop shop for information about […]

Community invited to meet new LCC Vice President Dr. Lisa Schlotterhausen

Community invited to meet new LCC Vice President Dr. Lisa Schlotterhausen

(Lamar, Colorado; March 30, 2018) Lamar Community College will be hosting a meet and greet reception for Dr. Lisa Schlotterhausen, the new Vice President for Academic and Student Services. The community is invited to attend the come-and-go reception, which will be held on April 24 from 4:30-6:00pm in the Buchanan Events Room (Trustees Building). Dr. […]

LCC Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Alumni

LCC Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Alumni

      (Lamar, Colorado; March 30, 2018) Each year, Lamar Community College seeks to recognize alumni for their accomplishments.  To do so, LCC is currently accepting nominations for its 2018 Alumnus/Alumna of the Year. Nomination forms are available online at www.lamarcc.edu/alumni-relations and must include the nominee’s name, complete contact information, summary of education & […]