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!

Prospective Students

Deadlines & Events

2/22/18 – Talent Search 8th Grade Future Achiever Scholarship Deadline 

3/15/18 – Mancos Middle School to Fort Lewis College Tour

3/20/17 – Ignacio Middle School to San Juan College Tour 

3/24/17 – Cortez SAT workshop

3/27/18 – Talent Search Senior and Alumni Scholarship Deadline 

4/6/18 – Escalante Middle School (Grade 8) to Fort Lewis College Tour

4/18-4/20/18  Spring Colorado College Tour (Grades 10-11) 

4/29/18 – TRIO Graduation Celebration

8/2-8/3/18 Middle School College Camp at Fort Lewis College