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Scholarships provided for careers in health care

Delta County Memorial Hospital Volunteers will be awarding $1,000 scholarships to 2019 graduates of Delta County high schools who are continuing their education in any area of health care. Applications are available from school counselors.

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Students should take FAFSA vertification process seriously

The federal government requires many students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to verify the information on the FAFSA. The students are chosen by the U.S. Department of Education.

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McMillan, Burke seek school board seat

Two men with lengthy ties to Delta County Joint School District #50 were interviewed for the school board vacancy created by the resignation of Richard Hypio in January.

The two candidates, Mike McMillan and Dan Burke, both reside in the Hotchkiss area district vacated by Hypio.

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High schoolers explore college, career opportunities at Procrastinators Fair

On Tuesday, Feb. 12, Delta High School held its third annual "Procrastinators Fair." The fair was established so that Delta High School seniors could have one last chance to see opportunities and make postgraduate plans.

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Tipton announces service academy nominations

Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) announced the names of 26 students from Colorado's Third Congressional District who received a service academy nomination. The individuals were selected based on meeting or exceeding the rigorous requirements of the respective academy and Congressman Tipton's office.

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Scholarships provided for careers in health care

Delta County Memorial Hospital Volunteers will be awarding $1,000 scholarships to 2019 graduates of Delta County high schools who are continuing their education in any area of health care. Applications are available from school counselors.

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DHS grad named to All-Wyoming Team
DHS grad named to All-Wyoming Team

Seven Northern Wyoming Community College District students were honored as members of the 2019 All-Wyoming Academic Team at the 2019 WACCT awards ceremony and legislative reception at Laramie County Community College recently. Each year, Wyoming community colleges nominate high-achieving students to represent them at the state level.

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Vision Vanguard Awards recognize student growth

Vision Charter Academy presented Vanguard Growth Awards for first semester last week. The awards are based on nominations with evidence of improvement, growth, and excellence.

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Pinnacol scholarship applications due April 15

The Pinnacol Foundation is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. The foundation provides scholarships to children whose parents have been injured or killed in work-related accidents, regardless of insurance carrier. The application deadline is April 15.

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VFW honors student essay writers
VFW honors student essay writers

Lee Marts Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) Post 3571 and its auxiliary recently hosted the District 11 VFW and auxiliary quarterly meeting in Delta. One of the highlights of the meeting was a banquet luncheon honoring the winning students of the Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen programs from District 11.

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VCA students sharpen their test-taking skills

Over the past three weeks, nearly 100 Vision Charter Academy (VCA) learners, across three campuses, have participated in Test Prep Winter Carnivals hosted by the VCA staff and Vanguard Parent Association. Through the course of the event, learners rotated stations sharpening skills for the upcoming CMAS, SAT and Dibels tests this spring.

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Procrastinators weigh their options at college, job fair
Procrastinators weigh their options at college, job fair

Graduation is just three months away, but some Delta High School seniors are still undecided about post-graduation plans. To provide direction, DHS hosted a "Procrastinator's Fair" that featured six four-year and vocational colleges, as well as the opportunity to explore careers in the military, mechanics, health, emergency services, engineering, construction trades and more.

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Teachers, principals get high marks

Performance reports for Colorado teachers and principals released to the public for the first time show the majority of educators in Delta County received evaluation ratings of "effective" or higher.

A total of 88 percent of Colorado teachers and 98 percent in Delta County -- received an overall rating of "effective" or "highly effective" according to the metrics released by the Colorado Department of Education.

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