Keep Your Kids Learning and on the Path to Being School Ready

Child Development - Cheyenne-Kiowa-Lincoln Early Childhood Council

The Cheyenne-Kiowa-Lincoln Early Childhood Council (CKLECC) has developed the "Fun Tote Program," which was created for children ages 0-8 to provide fun learning tools and activities to support school readiness and the development of important milestones.

There are a variety of tote categories including literacy, social/emotional development, math/science, health, dramatic play, etc. The totes are available to take home and are a great way to increase parent child interaction.

Local Students Named to Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University


Several Colorado students are among the 1,341 named by Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan., to the Deans Honor Roll for the spring 2016 semester.

The list includes undergraduate students only. To be eligible, students must have enrolled in 12 or more credit hours and have a minimum grade point average of 3.60 for the semester. Full-time on-campus and FHSU Virtual College students are eligible.

Fort Hays State is one of six universities in the Kansas Board of Regents system.

Burlington: Kerrie Allacher is a senior majoring in art (graphic design).

Local Students Awarded Semester Honors as Kansas State University


More than 3,650 Kansas State University students have earned semester honors for their academic performance in the spring 2016 semester.

Students earning a grade point average for the semester of 3.75 or above on at least 12 graded credit hours receive semester honors along with commendations from their deans. The honors also are recorded on their permanent academic records.

Colorado students from the area receiving honors include:

Holly: Ryan Nordyke

Kit Carson: Cecilia Hornung

Farmers Across America Endorse Rural Students for $528,000 in Scholarships


Across America 352 students have recently been awarded $1,500 scholarships from America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program encourages rural youth to remain in agriculture and provides post-high school scholarships to help them develop the skills needed to fill thousands of agriculture jobs in a variety of fields - including farming, agronomy, education, engineering, business management and many more. Farmers play a vital role in the program by promoting the opportunity to local students and endorsing their applications.

Savanna Gyurman Awarded $500 Scholarship

Savanna Gyurman Awarded $500 Scholarship

Kiowa County Sheriff Casey Sheridan has announced that Savanna Gyurman is this year's recipient of a $500 scholarship award. Funds were provided by the County Sheriffs of Colorado (CSOC), an association of state sheriffs.

Recipients are selected by local citizen committees in Colorado counties. CSOC offered 31 scholarships for high school and college students to further their higher education pursuits in the 2016-17 academic year.