LCC Names Presidential Scholars

Presidential Scholars

LCC Presidential Scholars

Every year the Lamar Community College Foundation awards Presidential Scholarships to worthy students. The scholarships fund standard tuition and fees for up to 15 credits for four semesters or two years. The students were recognized at the LCC Foundation’s September board meeting on Tuesday, September 17.

Recipients honored at the event include: (first row, left to right) Jonna Castanos (freshman); Jamie Nordyke-Peck (sophomore); Kristina Morben (sophomore); Shealynn McCracken (sophomore); Justina Mundell (freshman); Monica Gaitonde (freshman); (second row, left to right) Koby Rohr (freshman); Brenna Cash (freshman); Troy Schreivogel (freshman); Clint Buringa (sophomore); Adrian Suarez (freshman); and Kolby Palmer (freshman). Dara Knutson (sophomore) and Manuel Tarango (freshman) were unable to attend.

Each year, applications are accepted from Colorado graduating high school seniors. 75% of Presidential Scholarships are reserved for seniors from southeast Colorado school districts that are members of the Southeast Colorado BOCES or located in LCC’s primary service area of Baca, Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Prowers Counties. Applicants are required to have a minimum high school GPA of 3.0. 2014-2015 applications will be available later this fall at

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