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.
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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.
Milton Rink, of Bristol, was honored during the annual Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association banquet April 7 at Inspiration Field in La Junta. Rink was selected as the association's prestigious Honorary Life Member Awardrecipient.
How do you bring profit to the cow-calf producer? Bent-Prowers Cattle & Horse Growers Association hosted an educational session April 7, 2018. The panel outlined strategies to address that profitability question. Panelists Steve Ptolemy of Best Bet Beeflot, Justin Homm of AGRI Beef, and Rick Robbins of Colorado Mills, each touched on different suggestions to aid the cow-calf segment of the beef industry.
Trucks and other commercial vehicles traveling through Lamar will be facing detours as the second phase of construction on Highway 287 gets underway.
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.