Eads Graduate Eboni Nash Joins Sand Creek Staff

Eboni Nash

Eboni Nash, a 2015 graduate of Eads High School, is in her first summer as a Bioscience Technician at Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site. She currently attends Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska with majors in psychology, criminology, and Christian ministry. Eboni's key duties for this job involve learning about the site's natural resources including; Monitoring pollinators, reptiles, exotic plants, and hydrology levels.  These experiences have introduced Eboni to the scientific community that supports the National Park Service.

Business Immersion Program Returns to LCC

PROMO 660 x 440 Logo - LCC Lamar Community College

Lamar Community College is excited to announce the return of the FullBridge Program on July 18-29. 

The Fullbridge Program, funded by the Colorado Community College System (CCCS), was designed to help participants succeed in the modern workplace.  Fullbridge works with universities, governments, and organizations to fully engage students and professionals in the essentials of business, communication, and collaboration. 

4-H Members Excel in Food Contests

Youth - 4-H

Local 4-H members showed off their culinary and cake decorating skills at the annual District VI 4-H Creative Cooks and Cake Decorating Contests held in McClave last week.  As the Cake Decorators smoothed frosting and created artistic designs, the Creative Cooks contestants told the judge about the nutrition and food safety aspects of their menus.

The 4-Her's hard work paid off when results were announced.

Dr. Linda Lujan Appointed President of Lamar Community College

Lamar Community College President Finalist Dr. Lujan

Dr. Linda Lujan, currently the New Ventures Officer at the Maricopa County Community College District, has been appointed the president of Lamar Community College (LCC) by Dr. Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System (CCCS).

Lujan will assume the presidency on August 1, 2016.  John Marrin will be retiring from LCC on July 31, 2016, after an eight-year tenure as president. 

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