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Lamar Community College Foundation Awards Scholarships with More Available

Lamar Community College Foundation Awards Scholarships with More Available

(LAMAR, Colo.) — The Lamar Community College Foundation (LCCF) is proud to fund and administer numerous merit and need-based scholarships that benefit both graduating high school students and adult students. While Lamar Community College provides access to higher education in Southeast Colorado, LCCF assists students in making it an affordable reality through significant aid opportunities. “The […]

Pieper Awarded 4-H Scholarship

Pieper Awarded 4-H Scholarship

The 2021 Daniel Kasza Memorial 4-H Scholarship was awarded to Kaley Pieper of Fowler High School.  A ten-year 4-H member, Pieper has been a strong role model and mentor for youth in Otero County and southeast Colorado.  In 4-H, she focused on leadership, community service, and livestock judging. She held numerous offices in both her […]

Give a Book, Get a Book-Tiny Libraries are a Big Idea

Give a Book, Get a Book-Tiny Libraries are a Big Idea

    Some people will lend a friend a book. But did you know you have unidentified friends in the community who will lend you a book, even if they don’t know you, or you don’t know them. All you have to do is head to one of several communities in the county and visit […]

Nursing Graduates Honored at During May 7 Pinning at LCC

Nursing Graduates Honored at During May 7 Pinning at LCC

(Lamar, COLO.) – Lamar Community College (LCC) Nursing graduates were honored on May 7 during a Nurse Pinning Ceremony, the culminating event that celebrates the students’ completion of their studies and ability to begin working professionally. Twenty-three students from the class of 2021 were pinned during the ceremony, held at the LCC Wellness Center, including eight […]

Re-2 School District on "Mascot" - Updated Mailing Info

Re-2 School District on “Mascot” – Updated Mailing Info

  The Lamar School District Board of Education would like to draw the community’s attention to proposed legislation that could impact the school district. SB21-116 Prohibit American Indian Mascots Concerning the prohibition of American Indian mascots in Colorado. BILL SUMMARY The bill prohibits the use of American Indian mascots (mascots) by public schools, including charter […]

Little People’s Pre-School Observing Week of the Young Child

Little People’s Pre-School Observing Week of the Young Child

  Each year, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) acknowledges the importance of educating young children by holding a week-long celebration focused on the earliest learners and honoring those who teach them. This year (2021) is the 50th anniversary—an exciting milestone for this celebration of educating today’s young learners!  Students and […]

Why 4-H, A Credit to Your Future

Why 4-H, A Credit to Your Future

  (Cheyenne Wells, Colo.) Each year Colorado 4-H members participate in a variety of events, learning opportunities, and contests across the state and within their counties. We often see these highlighted in the local newspapers and social media timelines. We smile at the news, applaud the accomplishment, and move on about our day losing touch […]

LCC student named Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholar

LCC student named Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholar

  (Lamar, COLO.) – A Lamar Community College (LCC) student has been recognized for his exceptional leadership and academic achievement and will receive the prestigious Coca-Cola Academic Team scholarship to help him pay for his future studies as his reward. Damon Elarton was named a Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholar, a designation awarded to just 150 […]

If Not You, Then Who?

If Not You, Then Who?

  Each April, during National Child Abuse Prevention Month, communities across Colorado come together to challenge one another to do more to promote healthy child development, strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect. We have seen the power people in Colorado have to make an extraordinary difference in the lives of both kids and […]

Lamar Community College, Providing Innovations for the Future

Lamar Community College, Providing Innovations for the Future

    Lamar Community College has been creating new educational opportunities for its students over the past year, while at the same time, the college administration has taken steps to improve the overall lifestyle of students for the summer and fall semester. LCC President, Dr. Linda Lujan, explained in a recent interview, that while the […]

Lamar Community College Employees Honored by State System in Virtual Ceremony

Lamar Community College Employees Honored by State System in Virtual Ceremony

    March 10, 2021 (Lamar, CO) – Four of Lamar Community College’s (LCC) employees have been recognized by the Colorado Community College System’s (CCCS) annual Commitment to Excellence Awards for their dedication and exceptional performance in their roles. LCC’s Dean of Academics, Dr. Annessa Stagner Stulp; Welding Professor Doug Cash; English and Composition Instructor […]

Chad Krug, Ed.D. Selected as Lamar School District Superintendent

Chad Krug, Ed.D. Selected as Lamar School District Superintendent

  The Lamar School District held interviews of Superintendent Candidates on February 11th and 12th, which also included tours of the district buildings, a community roundtable, and a candidate forum with the Lamar Education Association. Interviews were conducted with four candidate finalists and consisted of three interview committees made up of community representatives, district staff […]

Lamar Education Association Announces Scholarship

Lamar Education Association Announces Scholarship

  Lamar Education Association announces they will be awarding one scholarship for the spring semester of 2021. To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must: Be a graduate of Lamar High School Be student teaching Spring 2021 Send a document from attending college verifying your student teaching status Send a letter stating your teaching […]

Sage Ann Higbee Named Good Citizen of Lamar High School

Sage Ann Higbee Named Good Citizen of Lamar High School

  Sage Ann Higbee, daughter of Donald and Angie Higbee is the DAR Good Citizen for Lamar High School. Sage serves as president of the Student Council and the Bully-Prevention Committee. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa and the Lamar High School NoteAbles where she created dances for the […]

Jonathan Ian Rink Named Good Citizen of Granada High School

Jonathan Ian Rink Named Good Citizen of Granada High School

    Jonathan Ian Rink, son of Kevin and Charity Rink, was named Good Citizen from Granada High School. Jonathan maintains the Superintendent Honor Roll while participating in football, basketball, baseball Knowledge Bowl and serving as class president. He was designated as Gifted and Talented (2016-2018). Jonathan has received the Presidential Award, Journalism Award in […]