College News

‘Treasure Island’ auditions

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SNOWFLAKE — Auditions for Northland Pioneer College Performing Arts Department’s fall play production of Ken Ludwig's adaptation of Treasure Island will be Tuesday, Aug. 18, and Thursday, Aug. 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the NPC Performing Arts Center in Snowflake. Those who audition are encouraged to come with a prepared 1-minute comic or dramatic monologue. However, cold readings from the script will also be done and are acceptable for those who do not have a prepared monologue.

Paramedics complete NPC training

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NPC EMS Class of 2014-15 - Barbara Barham, Jesse Horn, Jessica Sunderhaus, Bruce Burnette, Llory Burnette, Jon Willis, Dawn Armer, Clifford Maxwell, Ron Yellowhorse and Cody Meek.

LBW receives 'Murse' Award

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Lynn Browne-WagnerLynn Browne-Wagner is the recipient of the 2015 “Murse” Award from Arizona Emergency Medical Systems (AEMS) for her lifetime of service as a flight nurse, Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) nurse and pre-

8 complete NALETA training

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Taking the oath as an Arizona Peace Officer are (left to right): Leonardo Prieto (ACSO); Jared Jake (Winslow PD); Andres Godinez (NAU PD); Shayne Jackson (NCSO); Damien Dawson (NAU PD); Thomas Brown (ACSO); J. William Knight (Safford PD); and James Whiting (NCSO) after completing 18 weeks of training as NALETA's third full-time class - 2015-1.

June 2015 DGB HiLites

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Summer enrollment at Northland Pioneer College is up nearly 28 percent from the previous year, while Kids College, for youngsters 6 to 14, has experienced a 55 percent increase.“Half price tuition for credit-bearing courses, new scholarships and expanded course offerings are resulting in much higher enrollments,” Mark Vest, NPC’s vice president for Learning and Student Services, told the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board during their June 16 regular meeting.

Basic self-defense with handgun

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HOLBROOK — Develop your defensive marksmanship and self-defense skills through a one-day noncredit class at Northland Pioneer College’s Holbrook – Painted Desert Campus, 2251 E. Navajo Blvd., in the Nizhoni Learning Center, room 142, on Saturday, July 11, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.“Self-defense is more than a class – it’s a mindset.

Treat fly fishing fever

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SHOW LOW – There’s a highly contagious fever spreading throughout the White Mountains. While not fatal to humans, Fly Fishing Fever has a high mortality rate among fish in the area’s streams and lakes.Symptoms of Fly Fishing Fever include a desire to learn more about rods, reels, leaders and tippets, dry and wet flies, streamers and nymphs and the urge to go out and catch fish.

Metal Cartridge Re-loading Workshops

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Policing your brass and reloading those metallic cartridges can save you money, and give you hours of a safe, enjoyable hobby.

9 Paramedics transition to RNs

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Nine local paramedics have enhanced their skills to become Registered Nurses (RNs) through a pilot “bridge” program at Northland Pioneer College. They joined 46 other NPC nursing students this spring who are now eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®).

Disney's 'Cinderella Kids' performances

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SNOWFLAKE — Northland Pioneer College’s Children’s Theatre Project will presents three free performances of Disney’s Cinderella Kids on Thursday, June 18, at Noon, and Friday, June 19, at Noon and 6 p.m., at the NPC Performing Arts Center on the Snowflake Campus, 1611 S. Main St. Call the Box Office, 536-6250, to reserve your free tickets.

'Lucy' performances cancelled

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The White Mountain Regional Theater (WMRT) has cancelled performances of an original one-act play, Lucy in the Sky, written by local playwrights Alex Brown and Lisa Heydenreich Jayne, due to scheduling conflicts.Refunds for tickets purchased for the opening night performances on June 27 benefitting NPC Friends and Family are already being processed.Any questions about the production, please call WMRT Artistic Director Lisa Jayne at (928) 243-6930.