In the midst of a global pandemic, area schools are up against a lot — keeping faculty and students safe from infection while still offering enriching academic lessons, socialization, even nutrition, for students whether they are on campus full-time, part-time or engaged in online instruction at home.
Finding and Making the Good has recognized Cindy Foss, director of the all-volunteer Prescott Area Restorative Initiatives (PARI), for her “tremendous work in and around Yavapai County for many years.”
Congratulations to Jessie Knight from Humboldt Elementary for being this week’s HUSD Student of the Week!
In graduate school to become an occupational therapist, the Prescott VA’s new Medical Center Director Jean Gurga earned a health professional scholarship and was assigned to work with geriatric veterans in Bedford, Massachusetts.
Arizona Citizens for the Arts, in conjunction with the office of the Governor, awarded Arlene Minuskin, a photographer from Prescott, the 2020 Governor’s Arts Award in the Artist category representing the northwest Arizona region.
Dr. Ron Barnes was recognized Oct. 27 for his many contributions to Prescott by Finding & Making the Good, a volunteer group that is part of the Gato Community Gives program.
The Arizona State Bar has announced its 2020 Award Winners, honoring Deputy Yavapai County Attorney Bill Hughes with the Michael C. Cudahy Criminal Justice Award.
Calling them “heroes,” Prescott Unified School District Superintendent Joe Howard cheered the Facilities Department crew for its ingenuity and arduous labor that enabled schools to reopen last month.
The Humboldt Unified School District each month strives to honor teachers, support staff and volunteers who devote themselves to making their particular schools a special place for all.
Congratulations to Rafael Montero Molina from Lake Valley for being this week’s HUSD Student of the Week.
Saturday, Sept. 19 was declared Al Cheney Day in Prescott. A proclamation signed by Mayor Greg Mengarelli was presented to Cheney at the Sunrise Lions Club meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17, where Al gave a talk on How to Age Well.
West Yavapai Guidance Clinic’s Peer Support Program manager, Katy Welty, has been honored with the annual Peer Leadership Award from Arizona State University’s Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy.
As a young girl growing up in New England and Arizona with four siblings, Patty Bell-Demers was shy.
As of Friday, Sept. 4, the Yavapai College Governing Board has a new member. Yavapai County School Superintendent Tim Carter announced the appointment of Prescott lawyer Mitch Padilla to replace departing six-year member Steve Irwin who resigned in April to seek election to the Yavapai County Board of Supervisors.
Miss Teen Rodeo Arizona 2020-21 Shai Forman jokes she was riding a horse before she walked.
P.E.O. Chapter BG in Prescott sponsored Jessica Anne Zieran for a Program of Continuing Education (PCE) Grant for her summer session at Northern Arizona University (NAU).
Phyllis Sylvester, Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s (YRMC’s) West Campus Volunteer of the Year for 2019, was on hiatus from her usual duties as the chairwoman of the YRMC Mail Department at the Prescott Campus.
Natalie D’Angelo of Prescott recently accepted the coveted STAR scholarship for $2,500 from the Arizona EG Chapter of PEO, a philanthropic organization.
Chapter FE of the philanthropic organization P.E.O. has announced Erin Kennedy, a 2020 graduate of Prescott High School, as a winner of the prestigious $2,500 STAR Scholarship.
Pictured are the 2020 graduates of PACE Preparatory Academy in Prescott Valley.
U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and embarked 7th Fleet staff are operating in the Indo-Pacific region, postured to support the Navy’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak on the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) in port in Guam.
For some Prescott High seniors, the road to graduation is not smooth – there are bumps and obstacles they must endure and push through to reach the finish line, be it health, learning disabilities, family life, or other life challenges.
Marva Goodman, who has been serving banking customers for 20 years, retired Friday, May 1, 2020, and was celebrated with a “socially distanced” gathering.
The Yavapai College community already was bursting with pride after 12 students earned lucrative All-Arizona Academic Team scholarships this year.
Prescott Police and Fire units gave a special parade of public safety vehicles to honor Anna Rensi, on her 105th Birthday on April 15, 2020.