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.
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.
Times are estimated
8:00am Coaches Scratch Meeting-Home Locker Room/East End of Track Please have scratches completed by 8:30AM
8:30am Coaches/Officials Meeting Home Locker Room/East End of Track
900am Field Events Begin:
Shot Put- both Girls and Boys (2 rings)
Discus - both Girls and Boys (2 rings) Long Jump - both Girls and Boys (2 pits) Triple Jump- both Girls and Boys (2 pits) High Jump - Girls-then-Boys
Lamar Community College has named Dr. Lisa Schlotterhausen as the next Vice President for Academic and Student Services. Dr. Schlotterhausen, who is currently serving as the Interim Dean of Academic Affairs at Riverland Community College in Austin, Minnesota, will assume her role at LCC on April 16, 2018.
As fields and reservoirs are turning white with the arrival of roosting waterfowl during their traditional winter migration, plans are well underway for the annual celebration known as the High Plains Snow Goose Festival scheduled February 8-11.
In its 16th year, the festival attracts families, bird watchers and a variety of outdoor enthusiasts to see the Arctic geese as they arrive at their winter roosts along the Western Central Flyway that includes Colorado, New Mexico and the Texas panhandle.
Lamar Community College students to provide free tax preparation to area families
This tax season, Lamar Community College is partnering with Denver-based Piton Foundation to help hard-working families become more financially secure by providing free tax preparation services through the Tax Help Colorado program. Beginning February 2, 2018, IRS-certified LCC students will prepare and file tax returns free of charge for individuals with household incomes of less than about $54,000 a year.
January 25, Lamar Community College will be hosting a stakeholder planning meeting regarding improvements to a portion of the Willow Creek Nature Trail that sits on its property. The meeting will be held from 5:30-7:00pm in the Large Lecture Hall of LCC's Bowman Building; all in the community are invited to attend.
"We are lucky to have such a unique outdoor space on our property, and we are excited about improving it for the benefit of our students and the community." said Sean Lirley, Director of Facilities.