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The Academy will use this 4-year grant funding to hire additional counseling staff to support student mental health, academic success, and postsecondary workforce readiness.

The Colorado Department of Education's School Counselor Corps Grant Program (SCCGP) was created through legislation in 2008 to increase the availability of effective school-based counseling within secondary schools. Grant funds are used to increase the level of school counseling services provided to improve the graduation rate and postsecondary education opportunities.

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Assembling Baby Buckets is one of Beverly Araujo's tasks at her Internship on the Labor and Delivery wing of St. Anthony North Hospital.

Inside each Baby Bucket, new moms and dads find a comforting collection of towels, cloths, baby shampoo, a measuring tape and a tiny hat to keep baby warm. Beverly also helps overwhelmed new dads find their way, restocks delivery rooms, and plays the lullaby chime over the hospital’s loudspeaker every time a new baby is born! 

Beverly will continue her internship over the summer and then begin her education in medicine working toward becoming a doctor. After Interning at St. Anthony North, she has decided her focus will include bringing new life into the world.

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Four Academy Concurrent Enrollment Students Win Awards at Front Range Community College’s 7th annual History Student Research Conference

Front Range Community College’s 7th annual History Student Research Conference was recently held on Friday, April 22nd. This conference is modeled after traditional academic conferences that are common in the professional field of history.  Open to all FRCC students regardless of major or home campus, our conference serves as a springboard for students to highlight the historical research and analytical skills they learned at FRCC. Participation in this conference benefits students through achieving experience to use for resume and transfer application credits, etc., as well as the opportunity to compete for awards and prizes for best research. Previous student presenters at this conference went on to contribute to their communities after FRCC through historic preservation, teaching, and writing. This year there were a total of 24 research presentations, and Academy concurrent enrollment students accounted for 4 of the 7 award winners!

·         Best in Panel – Sahara Achara, student of Jon Rono

·         Best in Panel – Sydney Kumaraperu, student of Jon Rono

·         Best in Panel – Kariana Vargas, student of Jon Rono

·         Best in Panel – Dylan Boocker, student of Jon Rono

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Leanora Torres has earned a full-ride college scholarship to pursue Chemical Engineering at Colorado School of Mines!

Leonora's internship at i.M.E. Solutions has inspired her interest in chemical engineering. She excels in science and math and has learned about project management and the engineering of chemical distribution. Here she explains a model Flygt pump, used in water parks to move water down slides. Congrats, Leanora!

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For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, The Academy Student Council has been recognized as a 2022 National Gold Council of Excellence by the National Student Council. 

This is the 5th year in a row The Academy Student Council has been reconized with this honor.

Receiving a National Gold Council of Excellence Award shows the utmost dedication a school’s students, leaders, and staff have made to making their community a better place,” said NASSP CEO Ronn Nozoe. “The Academy has gone above and beyond in elevating student voice to ensure they are establishing a positive climate and culture, as well as fostering academic and social growth for all.”

To meet the requirements for the National Gold Council of Excellence Award, a student council must meet a variety of criteria. In addition to basic requirements such as a written constitution, regular meetings, a democratic election process, the councils have demonstrated successful sponsorship and participation in activities such as leadership development and service to the school and community. 

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