The Pronghorn Pronk

Moving forward by leaps and bounds….

April 2013, Volume 3, Issue 4 – Page 1


John Marrin, President

Picture6 Student Success Goal:  The demands of Colorado businesses and communities shall be met through the development of a high skilled work force.

 Lamar Community College is proud to announce Head Baseball Coach Scott Crampton picked up the 800th win of his coaching career with a 6-2 victory over Western Nebraska Community College on Friday, March 1, 2013.  Since Crampton’s tenure, the Lopes have accrued eleven Empire Conference titles, nine Region IX titles, and had one World Series appearance (2002).  During his 19 seasons, the Lopes have had three seasons with over 50 wins and eight seasons with over 40 wins.  157 sophomores have transferred on to play at four-year colleges or universities with 30 signing professionally.  read more…



Picture6In honor of LCC’s 75th Anniversary we will be hosting a homecoming April 26-28. Our hope is to bring a large crowd of alumni, faculty and staff, current students and families, and community members to all of the events as we celebrate this milestone. If you have any questions about the homecoming events please feel free to contact Anne-Marie Crampton at 719.336.1520 or

Friday, April 26, 2013

  • Campus Tours: 9a-noon, free. Begins at LCC Circle Drive (main entrance; reservation required)
  • Guided tour of Bent’s New Fort, Star Schoolhouse, & Camp Amache: 1-5p (Additional fee: $10.00 per person; reservation required). Begins at LCC Circle Drive (main entrance).
  • Antelope Night (open to 2013 LCC graduates & their families): Lamar Community Building, 6p (RSVP required by April 18)

Saturday, April 27, 2013

  • 74th Annual Commencement: Wellness Center, 10a, limited open seating.
  • –Homecoming Lunch: Lamar Community Building, 12p (program & presentation of Alum of Year) Additional fee $12.50 per person; reservation required)
  • LCC Nursing Pinning: Wellness Center, 3p,  open seating
  • 75th Anniversary Social: Lamar Elks Lodge 28157 Hwy 287, 6p, sponsored by Lamar Elks Lodge, cash bar, no reservation required.

Sunday, April 28, 2013

  •  LCC 75th Anniversary Barrel Race: Equine Complex/Outdoor Arena, 11:30a start. Registration at event.
  • Golf: Spreading Antlers Golf Course, tee times for alums/groups, call 719.336.5274 for reservation.



The Musings of An Old Man

Or What I Wished I Had Known When I Was Younger

By John Spano, RET Instructor


In my travels around the Lamar Community College campus I have visited with many students, the one question (which you may note is asked in the plural) that I always ask them is, “What is your course of studies?” read more…

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