This article was published in the Rifle Citizen Telegram. By Theresa Hamilton. Rifle High School senior Whitney Vance isn’t one for order. For Vance and fellow Rifle High School senior Kylie Orgill, the tradition of earning a high school diploma before an advanced degree is thrown out the window. Vance and Orgill are the two… Continue reading Nontraditional route
EAGLE COUNTY — On college tuition checks, the numbers tend to contain more zeroes than your average congressional committee. As a group, local high school students save almost $1 million a year by taking college classes while still in high school. They’re called dual enrollment classes and the Eagle County school district ranks eighth among… Continue reading Dual enrollment saves big dollars for Eagle County students
GLENWOOD SPRINGS – During this year’s springtime graduation season, Patrick Gucwa attended more than one commencement ceremony. The high school senior – one of his class’s seven valedictorians – received his diploma from Glenwood Springs High School. But several weeks earlier, he’d already participated in another graduation: the commencement exercises at Colorado Mountain College in… Continue reading Getting a head start on higher ed with concurrent enrollment
Vail Valley 17-year-old gets college degree By Sarah Mausolf, Vail Daily VAIL VALLEY, Colorado — Joey DeLia will be double-fisting diplomas this spring. He’s just 17, but he’s already graduating from Colorado Mountain College with an associate of science degree May 1.
Nicole Loschke – Colorado Mountain College Dual Credit Student Nicole Loschke graduated from Grand Valley High School in Parachute with 36 dual-enrollment credits from Colorado Mountain College. She was also a student leader in the First Ascent Leadership program run by the College each summer for District high school students.