Moving forward by leaps and bounds….
Eighty Girls “Dive into their Future” at Girls in the Middle
Deanna Siemsen, Resource Counselor
Lamar Community College campus enjoyed the incredible energy produced by eighty middle school girls from southeast Colorado during the Girls in the Middle event on March 2, 2013. These young women hailed from Campo, Eads, Granada, Holly, McClave, Springfield, Vilas, Wiley, and Lamar. Throughout the day the students were challenged to think about their future and explore careers in many different fields. Lamar Community College women and LHS Dual Credit students shared their own career aspirations, team building, and enthusiasm for school with these eager young ladies. read more…
LCC Host Successful Science Fair
Kristy Trowbridge, Title III Administrative Assistant
February 27th Lamar Community College sponsored the annual Regional Science Fair an event that gathers students from our local area schools and is the next
step before the State Science Fair. read more…
Lamar, Colorado, March 25, 2013) Lamar Community College’s Beta Eta Gamma chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honorary inducted 17 new members during the spring induction ceremony held on Monday March, 4. New inductees include: back row (left to right) Kindle Kirkham, Mikaila Martinez, Waylon Campbell, Clayton Ritterbusch, Clint Buringa, Kelsey Massey, and Emily Paulson. Front row (left to right) Keaton Buxton, Brenna Cash, Holli Pennington, Kira Kirkham, Kristina Morben, Taylor Chavez and Keaton Turner. Not pictured: Connor Crane, Nicholas Halliday, and Jamica McReavy.
After a welcome from Chapter President Chad Surprise, Brenda Brown, LCC Recruiter, was the guest speaker. Brenda is a graduate of LCC and a past member of Phi Theta Kappa. Brenda described what it means to “motivate the motivator” – that even high achievers have to protect and develop their inner drive and ambition, and that the students who were joining Phi Theta Kappa are her own inspiration at Lamar Community College.
Phi Theta Kappa is an international scholastic honor society to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. The Beta Eta Gamma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa promotes academic excellence at LCC and is active on campus. To be eligible, students must have a 3.5 grade-point average after completing 12 or more credit hours of college-level work, be currently enrolled, and pursuing an AA, AS, or AGS degree. Induction of new members occurs every fall and spring semester. For more information on PTK at LCC, contact David Northrup at 335.1546 or Kelly Emick at 336.1532.