TRIO Talent Search

TRiO Talent Search
Serving more than 600 7th-12th grade students in
Durango, Mancos, Cortez, Ignacio and Pagosa Springs.


Welcome to TRIO Talent Search

TRiO Talent Search is a federally funded program managed by the U.S. Department of Education. Our objective is to encourage and assist middle school and high school students who are first generation and/or low-income families pursue a post-secondary education.

Our services include:

  • Academic Advising
  • Career Exploration
  • Study Skill Development
  • College Tours
  • Finacial Aid Preparation
  • College/Vocational School Application Guidance
  • ACT and SAT Test Prep
  • 1-on-1 Guidance/Mentorship
  • and much more!

Deadlines & Events

2/28--EMS to FLC Tour (postponed-to be rescheduled soon)
3/10--SAT Prep Workshop MCHS (application deadline 3/9)
3/14--IMS to FLC Tour (application deadline 3/7)
3/16--MMS to Pueblo Community College Tour (application deadline 3/6)
3/31--Deadline for 8th Grade Future Achiever Award
3/31--Deadline for Talent Search Scholarships
4/5-4/7--SPRING COLLEGE TOUR! We will visit several Colorado and Wyoming colleges on one fantastic tour in April! Application deadline 3/8.  Contact graves_l@fortlewis.edu for questions or information.
4/30--TRIO Graduation Celebration
8/3-8/4--Middle School College Camp at FLC (application deadline 4/18)