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Stolzenberger Awarded 4-H Scholarship

Stolzenberger Awarded 4-H Scholarship

The 2019 Daniel Kasza Memorial 4-H Scholarship was awarded to Molly Stolzenberger of Eads High School. A nine-year 4-H member, Stolzenberger has been a strong role model and mentor for youth in Kiowa County and southeast Colorado.  In 4-H, she focused on leadership and community service activities.  Stolzenberger was responsible for planning and leading the […]

LCC Hosts FFA Competition

LCC Hosts FFA Competition

    Almost 850 FFA high school students from over 40 schools took part in the annual FFA Career Development Day hosted by Lamar Community College this past Wednesday, April 3rd. According to Tori Hawks, LCC Recruiting Coordinator, this is the largest contest of its kind in the state, with the exception of the State […]

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 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 […]

Kari Mosier Receives Heifer Wrangle Grant at National Western Stock Show

Kari Mosier Receives Heifer Wrangle Grant at National Western Stock Show

  DENVER, CO – Kari Mosier of the Lamar FFA chapter received a grant in the amount of $1,500 from the Colorado FFA Foundation to establish and improve a beef type Supervised Agricultural Experience program. The grant funds will be used to purchase a heifer of the FFA member’s choosing. The grant was presented on […]

A Magic Night for Chamber Farm-City Banquet

A Magic Night for Chamber Farm-City Banquet

Magician Christian Augustine and April provided the entertainment for the Lamar Chamber of Commerce’s annual Farm City Banquet this past Friday, November 10th.  This year marked a departure from the musical entertainment for the annual banquet, which helps fund activities for local FFA chapters in the area. Emceed by KVAY’s Bob DeLancey, the evening offered […]

2017 Recipient of James "Red" Heath Scholarship Named

2017 Recipient of James “Red” Heath Scholarship Named

Prowers County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce the recipient of its James “Red” Heath scholarship for high school seniors in Prowers County To be eligible for the scholarships, high school seniors filled out an application and submitted it to the Prowers County Farm Bureau.  On the application, the seniors included a list of their […]

LCC hosts hundreds for FFA Career Development

LCC hosts hundreds for FFA Career Development

  (Lamar, Colorado; April 11, 2017) On Wednesday, April 5, Lamar Community College welcomed nearly 700 high school students to campus for the FFA Career Development Day.  694 FFA members from 34 schools from across the state participated in the event.  This number is significant considering nine schools were unable to make the event due […]

Busy Spring at LCC

Busy Spring at LCC

  Dr. Linda Lujan, Lamar Community College President, will celebrate her eight month anniversary at the college on April 1st.  She presented an overview of activities at the college during the Lamar City Council’s meeting on March 27th. Lujan noted that April will be one of the busiest months for LCC, as well as other […]

Holly FFA Receives Colorado Corn Grant

Holly FFA Receives Colorado Corn Grant

Local FFA chapters awarded Colorado Corn grant dollars to help with various projects The Colorado Corn Administrative Committee (CCAC) recently awarded a total of $7,500 to three FFA chapters in Colorado, helping those students and advisers with projects ranging from greenhouse irrigation and fertilization systems to livestock facilities, and in one particular case, helping a […]

District FFA Receives Funds for Farm-City Service

District FFA Receives Funds for Farm-City Service

Jenna Davis and Ginger Coberley from the Lamar Chamber of Commerce presented Lamar FFA District members with a $4,000 check, payment for their assistance with the annual Farm City Banquet held at the Lamar Community Building. The yearly banquet features entertainment, updates from the local FFA Chapters, carcass payments from the annual Sand and Sage […]

James Otto Wows the Farm-City Crowd

James Otto Wows the Farm-City Crowd

Country singer-songwriter, James Otto, an American country music artist who combines the sounds of Nashville with Memphis, was the solo act for the annual Farm-City Banquet in Lamar held at the Lamar Community Building this past Saturday, November 12th . The annual event is hosted by the Lamar Chamber of Commerce which features live entertainment […]

Area FFA freshman showcase Creed Speaking skills

Area FFA freshman showcase Creed Speaking skills

On Wednesday, October 12, nearly 40 high school freshmen representing three State FFA Districts from across the state came to the Lamar Community College campus to participate in a regional Creed Speaking competition. Students from Lamar, Wiley, McClave, Granada, Las Animas, Springfield, Pritchett, Branson, Fowler, Crowley County and La Veta represented their schools, earning recognition […]

Shelby Davis, Recipient of Walter Ely Memorial Scholarship

Shelby Davis, Recipient of Walter Ely Memorial Scholarship

Shelby Davis of McClave is this year’s recipient of the Walter Ely Memorial Scholarship, awarded by Southeast Developmental Services. For the past five years, SDS has awarded a $500 scholarship to a deserving high school student who plans to further their educational career. The funds are derived from recycled cans, contributed by donors who are […]

Lamar’s At-Risk Students Getting a New Option

Lamar’s At-Risk Students Getting a New Option

By the fall semester of this year, a portion of the Lincoln School on North 10th Street in Lamar will be devoted to students who are at-risk of either failing or dropping out of school.  RE-2 School District Superintendent, David Tecklenburg, said this will not be a typical ‘brick and mortar’ school, but a new […]