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CSU Extension Announces Youth Photography Showcase Scholarship

CSU Extension Announces Youth Photography Showcase Scholarship

      (Cheyenne Wells, Colo.)  Calling all youth, ages 8-18, in Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Crowley, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, and Prowers County. Colorado State University Extension Southeast Regional agents have launched an opportunity for youth to showcase their photography skills and have the chance to earn scholarship money as well as display their pictures […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kids Fishing Days Set for April-/-May

Kids Fishing Days Set for April-/-May

  The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Department is hosting several free fishing events for kids 15 years and younger at area ponds and parks in southeast Colorado.  There’s no need to register, just bring your own gear if you have some or if not, the Parks Department will supply each kid with a free fishing […]

Council Moves Forward on Airport Administration

Council Moves Forward on Airport Administration

      The Lamar City Council is moving forward with purchase plans for the municipal airport, having negotiated a purchase price from the Fixed Base Operators, Eric and Tanya McSwan. The council decided the best course of action, in light of the McSwan’s announcement to end their contract with the city earlier this year, […]

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 […]

LCC Announces Academic Honors for Fall 2020 Semester

LCC Announces Academic Honors for Fall 2020 Semester

    (Lamar, COLO.) – A total of 136 Lamar Community College (LCC) students have earned academic honors for the Fall 2020 semester including 77 named to the President’s List for achieving a perfect 4.0 grade point average (GPA). Each semester, Lamar Community College credits its top-performing students with three distinct honors: President’s List (GPA […]

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 […]

Kieley Lynn Stegman Named Good Citizen of Pritchett High School

Kieley Lynn Stegman Named Good Citizen of Pritchett High School

  Kieley Lynn Stegman, daughter of Marcus and Jozy Stegman was named Good Citizen of Pritchett High School. Kieley is active in her school and community. She participates in basketball, volleyball and track. Kieley is a member of the National Honors Society, Friends of Rachel’s Club and serves as the Student Council President. Her dedication […]

Payton Rae Arbuthnot Named Good Citizen of Springfield High School

Payton Rae Arbuthnot Named Good Citizen of Springfield High School

  Payton Rae Arbuthnot, daughter of Clinton and Jenna Arbuthnot, was the Good Citizen chosen for Springfield High School. Payton has excelled academically receiving the Presidential Award for Academic Excellence and All A’s Honor Roll (2017-2021). She attended the Bioengineering Opportunities and Leadership Training Camp at Anschutz Medical Campus her junior year. Besides being active […]

Yancie Lea Franklin Named Good Citizen from Campo High School

Yancie Lea Franklin Named Good Citizen from Campo High School

  Yancie Lea Franklin, daughter of Jason and Christy Franklin was named Good Citizen from Campo High School. Yancie Franklin excelled in everything Campo has to offer. She ultimately held the office of President in Student Council and Friends of Rachel’s Club. Yancie also participated in Youth Advisory Council, drama, athletics and choir. Her greatest […]

Mollie Marie Kelley Named Good Citizen of Eads High School

Mollie Marie Kelley Named Good Citizen of Eads High School

        Mollie Marie Kelley, daughter of Paul and Shawn Kelley was awarded Good Citizen from Eads High School. During her Senior Year she was president of her class and FBLA plus served as a FBLA District 7 Officer. Mollie held the position of captain on the Eads Cheer Team while serving on […]