Celia Tamayo and Michelle Batista were recognized as two of Lamar Community College's best and brightest at the 2018 Colorado Community College System's Rising Start Awards Ceremony and Honorary Luncheon held on April 10.
We live in a tough world these days. There are a lot of pressures to be the best, have the most, and still live happy. With all of these pressures comes a lot of negativity. Negativity weighs on you both mentally and physically. Now this is no quick fix method, but I would like to share a few things that help make my world a little better place.
Start the day with breakfast - I always feel more prepared for the day when I have had something good to eat. Plus, breakfast food is my favorite food.
Nineteen students from Southeastern Colorado competed in the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair (CSEF) held recently. Students in grades 6 through 12 displayed 19 projects and competed for cash awards, scholarships, and recognition among the top budding scientists in the state.
CSEF Grand Award winners included:
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 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 community is invited to attend and help celebrate the accomplishments of LCC freshman in the HTM and EBM programs.
Lamar Community College Rodeo's Nate Hoey earned the top spot in bull riding at the Colorado State University Skyline Stampede College Rodeo held recently in Fort Collins.
Lamar Community College recently welcomed nearly 800 high school students to campus for the Future Farmers of America Career Development Day, the largest crowd yet for the event. Seven Hundred-Eighty FFA members from 42 schools throughout Colorado and Oklahoma attended and competed in a range of events.
Veteran Lamar Community College Baseball coach Scott Crampton reached a big milestone over the weekend, winning the 1000th game of his coaching career.
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, but they didn't stop there. They celebrated with a sweep of the Rattlers by winning the second game 5-4, pushing Coach Crampton's win total to 1001.
Students seeking the next step in their education should plan to attend the Lamar Community College open house set for Thursday, April 12.
The open house will take place in the Betz Technology Center from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; it will serve as a one-stop shop for information about the college from academics to campus life and more. As an added bonus, there will be free food, door prizes, and attendees could win a $250 scholarship.
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.