After Eryn Leonard committed to Colorado Mesa University during the winter, fellow senior Matt Hulstine signed to swim for University of Denver beginning next year.
MCHS, CMS bands also fare well at competition
The Moffat County High School Choir received a rating of “superior” Monday during a seven-school competition hosted by MCHS in Craig. The Northwestern Vocal Large Group Festival featured high school choirs from Craig, Steamboat Springs, Rifle, Rangely, Grand Valley, Lake County and Glenwood Springs.
On Tuesday afternoon, six Craig Middle School students were recognized for their work in the statewide essay contest “If I were mayor.”
Taking the stage, Alayna Behrman’s gold and white dress glimmered under the bright spotlight in the Moffat County High School auditorium Saturday evening. Only 10-years-old, Behrman competed in the Colorado Northwestern Community College Talent Show showcasing her singing abilities and won first place.
Casandra Cruz and nine other Craig Middle School eighth-graders read poems in front of their families and friends Thursday at Downtown Books as part of the Carol Jacobson Memorial Poetry Contest.
The group has received 3,000 books so far, leaving them 10,000 books short of the 13,000-book goal. The deadline is Saturday.
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Members of the Craig Middle School wrestling team competed at the toughest wrestling meet in Colorado over the weekend and came up shy of the final podium.
Another Bulldog is headed to college to keep playing his sport. Bryant Cox, a senior from the Moffat County soccer team, signed Wednesday to attend and play soccer at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs, Wyo. Cox played all over the field in his senior season with the Bulldogs, eventually settling into the anchor of the defense as head coach Rusty Cox found his optimal lineup.
The Moffat County School District Board of Education took time during its regular meeting Thursday to honor a MCHS senior.
Parents and other members of the Craig community took advantage this week of the opportunity to meet candidates for the principal positions at Craig Middle School and Ridgeview Elementary School.
At two different meets, the Craig Middle School wrestling team showed why it is one of the best in the state. The Bulldogs split up last weekend, sending the bulk of the team to the Western Slope League Championships in Meeker and some of its other members to a Rocky Mountain Nationals regional competition in Fruita.
Students and community members milled about two classrooms full of college and community business representatives from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday during the job fair. CNNC hosted a degree and career fair from 5 to 7 p.m.
In Moffat County, grants awarded the past three years by the Colorado Brain Injury Program have funded new helmets and increased education, all with the goal of improving the way with which brain injuries are dealt.
A Moffat County graduate has made the most of an injury comeback while at school. Jonathan Pando, a 2012 graduate from MCHS, overcame a knee surgery to play with the club soccer team at Colorado State University. After adversity at the beginning of the season, Pando became a major contributor to the team as it made a deep run in the national club tournament.