Briefs for Feb. 1

Two teachers receive grant

Steamboat Springs

The Education Fund Board's Technology Commission awarded a special grant last week to high school science teachers Cindy Gay and Nat Cooper for achieving National Board Certification with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. The grants, in the amount of $250 apiece, can be used by the teachers for their choosing as long as the money is spent on education-related items. This is the first year the Technology Commission has awarded the special grants. The commission hopes to make the grants an annual event to recognize teaching excellence in technology-related areas.

Volunteers sought for Career Day

Volunteers are needed to help with the eighth annual eighth-grade girls Career Day to be held April 13. Volunteer opportunities range from presenting workshops to handling administrative tasks. Call Karen Bomberg at 879-1476.

Cash prize for best fair logo design

The Routt County Fair Board announced a contest to design a logo for the 90th annual Routt County Fair, which will be held in August. The winner will be awarded $250. Submissions must be submitted to the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Office in the Routt County Courthouse Annex or to Fair Director Terry Doherty at the Routt County Fairgrounds office by Feb. 5.

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