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March 8, 2018

We're working toward Spring Break! Here's a Trinidad State update that will take Just a Minute!

Trojans excel in winter sports

Last weekend was so exciting in the world of Trojan sports. Our Women's Basketball Team defeated Laramie County 76-64 on Friday night. Then Saturday night our Men's Basketball Team won a double-overtime nail biter over North Platte 72-68. It was a memorable weekend in Scott Gym. Both teams now move on to the Elite Eight in NJCAA Region IX.

Trojans excell in winter sports

Meanwhile in Lubbock, Texas our Trojans were shining at the 2018 NJCAA National Indoor Meet. Our women finished 25th and our men ended up in sixth place. Trojan Freshman Derek Holdsworth finished first in the mile and the 800 meter run. Incredibly those races were run just minutes apart! Our men's distance medley team finished second and Daniel Haymes finished fourth in both the mile and the 3000 meter run.

Nursing Professor Angie Medina gets national award
Associate Professor Angie Medina has been chosen as one of 50 national recipients of the inaugural Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty Award from the American Association of Community Colleges. Angie works with nursing students on the Valley Campus. The award honors faculty members who go above and beyond in their passionate support of students both in and out of the classroom. Her accomplishments will be highlighted at the annual AACC convention in Dallas in late April.
Congratulations, Angie!

President's Office Art Show
We're featuring the works of Karen Howl in the President's Office for the next month. Karen is an advisor to our Robotics Team and also paints vivid Southwest scenes. Drop by anytime Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and noon, and between 1 and 5 p.m.

Until next time,

Carmen M. Simone, Ph.D.
President, Trinidad State