Any FLC student with a financial need and a strong academic standing are eligible for the scholarship.
“When your gift of $100 becomes $200, and those funds are helping local students’ dreams of a college education come true, that’s a true win-win.”
The men's basketball team earned the 2015-16 National Association of Basketball Coaches Team Academic Excellence Award. As a team, the Skyhawks posted a 3.02 grade point average in 2015-16.
Freshman Exercise Science major Teyah Clark participated in the World Eskimo Indian Olympics in Fairbanks, Alaska, where she placed second in the Women's 1-Hand Reach.
William Mendoza (Humanities, '05), the executive director of the White House’s Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, spoke frankly about the struggles faced by Native American students in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
As part of their senior design project in Professor Laurie Williams' class, seven FLC Engineering students designed and built a composting facility for the Environmental Center. It's the first student-designed building on campus, and had the largest budget for a senior seminar project ($40,000).
Skyhawk soccer player Luc Cisna (Biology, '99) was inducted into the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Hall of Fame on July 8, the first-ever soccer student-athlete to receive this honor.
Students in Associate Professor Ryan Smith's Engineering classes are helping keep the Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad running by recreating broken parts with 3-D printed models.
Rachel Schur Wagner (Engineering, att '08), an engineer with La Plata Electric Association, just finished her sixth volunteer trip with FLC's Village Aid Project / Engineers Without Borders.
Beau L'Amour, son of western writer Louis L'Amour, visited Jillian Wenburg's Comp 250 summer session class to educate the students on the writing, motion picture, and marketing industries.
Teachers David Quiroz (History, '12) and Joey Hodlmair (Agricultural Science and Interdisciplinary Studies, '09) were recognized by their communities for being positive adult role models.
Marshall Masayesva (Adventure Education, '14) was profiled in High Country News for his efforts to increase Native American participation in outdoor activities.
Brenda Ridgley (Business Administration and Corporate Fitness, '91) has raised more than $50,000 for autism research through her Carbon Valley Half Marathon.
Heidi Steltzer, associate professor of Biology, is taking a year-long sabbatical that will include travel from Greenland to Antarctica.
Eight FLC students were named to USA Cycling's Spring 2016 Class of Collegiate Academic All-Stars for competing at a National Championship while maintaining a high academic standard.
Missy Fundora (Psychology, '16) was nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year award for her excellence in academics, athletics, service, and leadership.
Howard Grotts (Mathematics, '14) was named to the roster for the USA Mountain Biking Team for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Shelby Tisdale, executive director of the Center of Southwest Studies, was interviewed by KSUT's Mark Duggan about the facility and upcoming events.
Think Network Technologies, founded by alum Matt Glick (Sociology/Human Services, '00), was named a Colorado Company to Watch for 2016.
Caiden Boyt, a member of the Class of 2020, won an OtterBox Entrepreneur Scholarship sponsored by the electronics accessory company.
Elle Fracker, head softball coach, and five student-athletes will be representing the US July 16-28 at the Australian International Softball Challenge.
Kevin Callahan, a member of the upcoming Class of 2020, was recognized by Bicycling Magazine for bike commuting to school every day for 10 years.
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