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Did You Know?
Did You Know..is a section of short sentences and paragraphs that are sent to faculty and students weekly. These are designed to give you new information on "what's going on out there in the world."
Did You Know #1.....There is an on-line college fair that anyone can participate in. How rapidly the world is changing! Might even save some trips out of town. Register at www.onlinecollegefair.com
Did You Know #2....The skills required for the 10 fastest growing jobs in the new economy are taught at Colorado's community colleges. Those jobs are computer engineering, computer support specialists, systems analysts, data-base administrators, desktop publishing specialists, paralegals and legal assistants, personal care and home health aides, medical assistants, social and human service assistants and physicians' assistants.
Did You Know #3...Pueblo Community College has a new state of the art health sciences program with programs in: dental assisting, dental hygiene, surgical technologist, respiratory care specialist, radiologic technologist, psychiatric youth care worker, psychiatric technician, physical therapy assistant, ophthalmic technician, nursing and occupational therapy assistant.
Did You Know #4....The average expected lifetime earnings for a graduate with an AA degree is more than $1 million, about $250,000 more than an individual with a high school diploma.
Did You Know #5 ....CNCC in Rangely has a two year degree in Natural Resources that leads to a BS in Marine Science from Hawaii Pacific University......great place to spend the last two years in a degree program!!
Did You Know #6 ...Colorado Mountain College has three campus locations in our region. They have many programs that are two degrees or less and some that students might want to explore are: Ski and Snowboard Management, Culinary Arts, Nursing, Photography and Wilderness Studies (leads to a transfer program with CSU in Natural Resources).
Did You Know #7...Graduate with a 2 yr degree in Industrial Maintenance and earn $40,000 per year your first year of work! Industrial Maintenance technicians maintain and repair machinery in plants and factories. The curriculum integrates machining, welding, electronics and engineering.
Did You Know #8 ...Pueblo Community College has a new state of the art health sciences program with programs in: dental assisting, dental hygiene, surgical technologist, respiratory care specialist, radiologic technologist, psychiatric youth care worker, psychiatric technician, physical therapy assistant, ophthalmic technician, nursing and occupational therapy assistant.
Did You Know #9 ....that the University of Northern Colorado in Greely has a new index of 94 that means if you are below that index number and want to attend UNC you need to apply early and present supporting documents.
Did You Know #10....that Colorado Christian University offers a degree in Youth Ministries and many music areas?
Did You Know #11.....that Aims Community College in Greeley has 36 associate degree programs and 84 certificate programs that take less than two years to complete and have excellent job placements rates.
Did You Know #12...the Colorado Commission on Higher Education has an established index based on grade point average and test scores that determines automatic admission to all Colorado schools. It places students in colleges where the can be most successful. We have copies of the index in the Guidance office for anyone interested.
Did You Know #13....that Adams State College has received many awards for their "Excellence in Education" in music education and art education? Biology and Business are also strong programs at Adams.
Did You Know # 14...that the University of Southern Colorado has a BSN program (Bachelor of Nursing). USC suggests that high school students who want to prepare for this major complete the following courses: Biology (to get ready for other science courses at the college level), Mathematics, especially Algebra (nurses need to know how to set up equations and drug doses), Chemistry, and as many English courses as possible (clear writing, proper grammar and advanced vocabulary is necessary in doing patient reporting). Psychology and Foreign Languages are also suggested to prepare and understand how to work with people of all kinds.
Did You Know #15....the University of Southern Colorado has a Center for New Media which prepares students to become the new media specialists. Job tiles coming out of this program include: web designer/developer, interactive media programmer, nonlinear editor, project/production manager, interface designer, and global communications manager.
Did You Know #16...that Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff is now a member of the WUE program offering our students the chance to save $5000 per year if they attend!
Did You Know #17...that the Western Undergraduate Exchange Program (WUE) can offer a student the chance for several thousands of dollars in tuition savings? That many of our students go to out of state schools on this program? And that is is available in 14 participating western states???
Did You Know #18....The Department of Range land Ecosystem Science at CSU emphasizes studies of the world's range lands. They have a Range Ecology major which prepares students to manage the soil, vegetation and animal resources on range lands. The Range and Forest Management major provides the background to manage and administer range land and forest resources for U.S. and state agencies and private industries. For both of these majors students take electives in wildlife, recreation, remote sensing, geographic information systems, soils, animal science and watershed.
Senior Post Secondary Updates
3 months ago
By Paula Duzik
February 22, 2022
AS SCHOLARSHIPS ARRIVE IN THE GUIDANCE OFFICE, THEY WILL BE POSTED HERE AS WELL AS IN THE CANVAS ADVISORY CLASSROOM.
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Student Scholarships.org updating scholarship opportunities continuously. Log on to www.StudentScholarships.org for several scholarship opportunities. Updated regularly!
Collegexpress.com offers several scholarships to seniors. Log on to www.collegexpress.comfor opportunities. Scholarships are added continually.
Scholarships.com is a free website to help match students with scholarships. Check it out
Unigo.com has several scholarships available. Check in a few times a month as they update regularly.
White Rose Scholarship Foundation is offering scholarships based on community involvement and financial need. Log on to www.whiterosescholar.org for the application. Deadline is January 15th.
SGM, a Civil Engineering Company is offering the Steve Westhoff Scholarship to seniors who are interested in the Engineering Field. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is February 9th.
The Colorado Crane Conservation Coalition, Inc is offering a scholarship to students. See Mrs. Duzik for details and an application. Deadline is March 25th.
The family of Frank L. "Pud" Stetson is offering a memorial scholarship to seniors who participated in 4H or FFA and are pursuing a degree in agriculture or business. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is March 31st.
Moffat County Jr Livestock Sale Foundation is offering a scholarship to seniors who participated in 4H or FFA. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is March 31st.
The family of Saed Tayyara is offering a memorial scholarship to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is May 6th.
Craig Fire and Rescue is offering a scholarship to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 13th.
Moffat County Sheriffs is offering a scholarship to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 23rd.
SAPP is offering a scholarship to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 13th.
PEO Chapter AJ is offering $1000 scholarships to senior girls. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is March 27th.
Moffat County Cattlewomen is offering a scholarship to seniors whose parent or grandparents are active members of the association. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is May 1st
MCEA and the Moffat County School Board of Education are offering the Ed Townsend Memorial Scholarship to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 22nd.
Craig Rotary Club is offering a scholarship to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 19th.
Craig Realtors Association is offering (3) $500 scholarships to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 8th.
The Cory Pike Memorial Scholarship is offered to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 8th.
The NWCO Chapter of Parrot Heads is offered to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 8th.
The Colorado County Clerks Association is offering several scholarships to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is March 25th and must be returned to the Moffat County Clerk's Office.
Colorado First Conservation District is offering to seniors interested in pursuing a career that supports the Agricultural Industry. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 21st.
Elk Mountain Lodge #118 is offering scholarships to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 11th.
American Public Works is offering two scholarships to seniors interested in Public Works and attending post secondary education in Colorado. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is March 8th.
YVEA is offering a scholarship to seniors who live in the YVEA service area. The link to the scholarship is in the CANVAS ADVISORY CLASSROOM. Deadline is April 6th.
Craig Kiwanis Club is offering several scholarships to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 8th.
The Family of Sarah Fleming is offering the Sarah Fleming Memorial Scholarship to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 8th.
YVCF is offering the following scholarships to MCHS seniors: Doak Walker Memorial; Robert Welborn; Elk River Anethethesia; Kenny Corriveau Memorial; Frank Levkulich Memorial; Monica Olson Veterinarian; and Ski Town USA Rotary Club. Log on to yvcf.org to apply. Deadline is April 6th, 2022.
Doug Vaughn Memorial is offering a scholarship to seniors who are attending a vo-tech school. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 22nd.
St Michael Altar and Rosary is offering a scholarship to seniors who are active members of the Catholic Church. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 8th.
The Augusta Walihan Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is offering a scholarship to seniors. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 29th.
County Sheriffs of Colorado is offering a scholarship to seniors from Moffat County. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is March 11.
The Network is offering a one-time $500 scholarship to be used for the 2022-2023 school year at the college of their choice. See Mrs. Duzik for an application. Deadline is April 1.
8 months ago
By Paula Duzik
Mind Springs Health
24/7 Crisis Line 1888-207-4004
Peggy Sammons, LPC
Franny Beacom, MS
Liz Smith, M.S.Ed
Torrance Rykhus, LAC
Arya Magi, LPC-C
James Noble, LCSW
Cherri Adams, LMFT
William W Philip, MD
Liz Kregar, MSW
Steven Walls, MA
Yampa Valley Psychotherapists
One Another Counseling
Chandace Hampton, LLC
Steamboat Springs Providers
Clinical Social Workers
630 Green St
(970) 824-1793 Ask for Bud
Support for teens with family drinking problems
1150 W. 9th St
Communities overcoming Meth abuse
Support, advocacy, and education
for teen victims of violence.
439 Breeze St, Ste. 100
Northwest Colorado Legal Services
Colorado Workforce Center
School to Work Alliance Program
Craig Police Department
800 W 1st St
Craig Fire Department
419 Yampa Ave
First Call 211
Info on clothing, food, rent,
Shelter, support groups, etc.
Moffat County United Way
Community Budget Center
555 Yampa Ave
Columbine Subsidized Housing
Interfaith Food Bank
Department of Human Services
595 Breeze St
Youth Services Department of Moffat County
221 W Victory Way
Colorado Northwestern Community College
Continuing education, GED prep
BYU Online Courses
Free Application for Federal Student Aid
750 Hospital Loop
Northwest Colorado Health
745 Russell St
Northwest Colorado Dental Coalition
485 Yampa Ave
Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center
25 West Victory Way
ASK-A-NURSE info Line
Family Health Line
Yampa Valley AIDS Coalition
135 6th St. Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
All Around Taxi
Horizon’s Specialized Services
439 Breeze St
Independent Living Center
483 Yampa Ave
CRISIS SUPPORT SERVICES
24 hour resources
Advocates Crisis Support Services
Crisis Intervention Team
Craig Mental Health
Colorado Crisis Services
Text TALK to 38255
SAFE 2 TELL
National Suicide Hotline