College News

Future teachers at Blue Ridge off to great start

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By Rose Kreher, NPC Staff WriterA group of students from Blue Ridge High School, who are planning careers in education, formed a club affiliated with the Arizona Department of Education's Future Educators of Arizona (FEA). Ten of the club's members entered the FEA state competition for the first time this year, and took top honors!

Learn to knit or crochet this summer

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Karen Bessinger, well-known local fiber-arts instructor, will be offering two courses during the upcoming Northland Pioneer College summer session. One will cover introductory knitting and the other introductory crocheting.

Alchesay students shine

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By Rose Kreher, NPC Staff WriterNine students from Alchesay High School earned top honors at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state competition held recently in Mesa. The students took home six gold and three silver medals in three different event categories. The students were enrolled in the Alchesay High School/Northland Pioneer College dual enrollment program that allows students the opportunity to earn college credits while in high school.

Holbrook students medal at state event

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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.

NPC Board approves curriculum updates

by erobinson
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.

NPC honors top graduates

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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.

NPC schedules truth in taxation, budget hearings, May 19

by erobinson
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.

NPC offers non-credit piano technique workshops

by erobinson
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.

NPC offers non-credit ‘instant' guitar classes, May 8

by erobinson
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.

Turn your boring walls into masterpieces after NPC faux painting workshops

by erobinson
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.

NPC/NAVIT Sweeps State Welding Tourney

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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.