December 23, 2011
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22 Thompson School District Students Earn Merit Awards at FRCC Campus in Fort Collins

Twenty-two Thompson School District students have been designated for a Student of Merit award in the College Now-Career Pathways Program for the fall 2011 semester at Front Range Community College-Larimer Campus.

Student of Merit winners exhibit academic and technical excellence within their chosen career programs. About 420 high school students from Larimer County schools are enrolled in 10 technical programs at FRCC-Larimer. They are granted credit from their home high schools and may choose to co-enroll for college credit, too.

The students:

Berthoud High School: Tyler Edwards, Automotive Technology and Service; Kelly Gapter, Medical Careers Exploration with Nurse Aide Training; and Dylan McDonald, Welding/Computer-Aided Drafting.

Ferguson High School: Brandon Marshall, Carpentry; Danielle Randolph, Animal Technology and Research; and Clayton Worley, Welding/Computer-Aided Drafting.

Loveland High School: Shawn Bailey, Ironworking and Industrial Welding; Amanda Franke, Medical Careers Exploration with Nurse Aide Training; Melinda Gates, Animal Technology and Research; Tony Ly, Architecture and Landscape Design; Kyle May, Carpentry; Taylor Rea, Carpentry; and Rebekah Williamson, Architecture and Landscape Design.

Mountain View High School: Katherine Demaree, Culinary Arts-Chef Program; Dakota Prugh, Welding/Computer-Aided Drafting; and Jessie Humphrey, Law Enforcement Exploration.

Thompson Valley High School: Lisa Banbury, Medical Careers Exploration with Nurse Aide Training; Logan Lewis, Wildlife, Forestry and Natural Resources; Regan Musilek, Law Enforcement Exploration; Joshua Reddington, Welding/Computer-Aided Drafting; Samantha Thorne, Medical Careers Exploration with Nurse Aide Training; and NaDonya Valliere, Culinary Arts-Chef Program.


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About Front Range Community College

FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online.

FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System, the state’s largest system of higher education serving more than 151,000 students annually. CCCS oversees career and academic programs in the 13 community colleges in Colorado and career and technical programs in more than 160 school districts and seven other post-secondary institutions.

About the author:

John Feeley is director of public relations at Front Range Community College. He’s a somewhat-frequent bicycle commuter, a certified soccer referee, and a newspaper editor whose subscription ran out.

Comments:

February 27, 2012 Welding

I saw that there are a couple schools at least that have welding on the scheme. Always warms my heart.