Holbrook Early Childhood Development students and their instructor celebrate state win. From left, Julena Karges; Cheryl Carlson, instructor; Arlandria George; Atalaya Segina and Vanessa Shorty.By Rose Kreher, NPC Staff WriterFour students from Holbrook High School earned honors at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state competition held recently in Mesa. The students took home one gold and three bronze medals in the early childhood development (ECD) area.
Individuals needing to re-train or update job skills will find a number of new opportunities and areas of specialization starting in the 2009 fall semester at Northland Pioneer College. The curriculum updates were approved April 22 during the regular monthly meeting of the Navajo County Community College District Governing Board.
A dozen Northland Pioneer College staff members and administrators gathered recently at Licano's Restaurant in Show Low for the President's Luncheon - an event honoring the school's five 2009 Outstanding Graduates.
The Navajo County Community College District Governing Board will conduct Truth in Taxation and budget adoption public hearings on the 2009-10 Northland Pioneer College operating budget and district primary property tax rate on Tuesday, May 19, starting at 11 A.M. (M.S.T.) in the Painted Desert Campus Tiponi Community Center Conference Room, 2251 N. Navajo Blvd. in Holbrook.
Professional pianist and music director Craig Coffman will be offering two non-credit piano technique classes at Northland Pioneer College's Show Low - White Mountain Campus on Saturday, May 9, in the Aspen Center, room 110.
Learn chord basics and start playing your favorite songs on your guitar after completing the "Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy Adults and Teens" non-credit workshop at Northland Pioneer College's Show Low - White Mountain Campus on Friday, May 8, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., in the Aspen Center, room 110.
Professional faux painter Linda Coffman will be sharing techniques to achieve fabulous walls in two non-credit workshops, Saturday, May 9, at Northland Pioneer College's Show Low - White Mountain Campus, in the Aspen Center, room 103.
Three members of the Northland Pioneer College/NAVIT team took top honors at the April 9, statewide SkillsUSA welding tournament at the Phoenix Convention Center. Patrick Meza, Show Low High School graduate and NPC student earned the gold medal in the post-secondary competition. Isaac Larimer, Round Valley High/NAVIT student, took gold in the secondary school category, while Calvin Lee, NAVIT student from Holbrook High, earned second-place silver in the same contest.
Four Northland Pioneer College students have received scholarships to study Spanish for four weeks this summer at the University of Costa Rica. NPC's Student Government Association (SGA) awarded full-ride scholarships to Angel Cerritos of Snowflake, and Lloyd Wilmes of Lakeside. Airfare scholarships were awarded to Monika LeGate of Winslow and Kymani Morris of Show Low.
One-year, full-tuition scholarships were awarded to four area high school seniors for winning the Best of Show honors in the 22nd Annual Juried High School Art Show, sponsored by Northland Pioneer College, which runs through April 16 in the Talon Gallery on the Show Low – White Mountain Campus.
Northland Pioneer College library patrons with overdue fines can help the needy and erase any fines during National Library Week, April 12 - 18. The theme for this year's event is "Worlds Connect @ your library."The "Food for Fines" campaign allows NPC library patrons to return materials and have overdue fines waived by bringing a non-perishable food item for each 50 cents owed in late fees. All NPC campus and center libraries will be participating in the campaign.