Author Archives: Greg Boyce

Colorful instructor makes splash in Trinidad arts scene

In slightly more than a year in Trinidad, Art Professor Vilas Tonape has made his mark on the local art scene. His positive attitude makes everyone believe they too, can draw. Tonape graduated from the most prestigious art school in … Continue reading

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Attorney starts $250,000 scholarship fund at Trinidadd State

The Trinidad State Junior College Educational Foundation is pleased to announce that Denver attorney Franklin D. Azar, has established the Franklin D. Azar Scholarship Fund at Trinidad State Junior College with a very generous contribution.  Azar pledged his support to … Continue reading

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Nursing students honored

Twenty nursing students from Trinidad State’s Alamosa and Trinidad campuses went through a traditional “pinning” ceremony last week.  In Alamosa, the ceremony happened Thursday, May 8.  In Trinidad, the pinning was performed Saturday morning, May 10.  A nursing pinning is … Continue reading

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Top grads to be honored

(ALAMOSA, COLORADO) More than 100 graduates from Trinidad State will receive certificates and diplomas at a ceremony at Alamosa High School on Friday night. Graduating with a perfect 4.0 grade point average are computer science student Hondo Snyder and Loral … Continue reading

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Work trailer donation gives Trinidad State Heavy Equipment program an indoor classroom

(TRINIDAD, COLORADO)  When Trinidad State Instructor Chuck Graham gathers his Heavy Equipment Operator class together, it usually happens outdoors.  Whether cold, windy, snowing or hot, the students gather on a piece of ground owned by Dochter’s Lumber.  It’s an open-air … Continue reading

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Robotics team member represents Trinidad State in Washington D.C.

One member of the Trinidad State Robotics Team is in Washington D.C. this week at a conference hoping to map out the rest of his college career. Andrez Leyva is a sophomore in pre-engineering from New Mexico who plans to … Continue reading

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Trinidad State starts Clay Shooting Team

(TRINIDAD, COLORADO)  After two try out sessions, Trinidad State has selected eight students to be members of the new Clay Shooting Team.  Try outs were held on February 7 and 14 at Prator Shooting Range.  A total of 18 students … Continue reading

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Student artists in Trinidad plan show

(TRINIDAD, COLORADO)  A month-long exhibit at Art Gallery Main will feature the works of students from Trinidad State Junior College.  Most of the art will feature the talents of students from portrait and drawing classes, and will include watercolor and … Continue reading

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Gunsmithing student is already a published author

(TRINIDAD, COLORADO)  Student Gary Yee brought a world of knowledge with him to the acclaimed gunsmithing program at Trinidad State Junior College.  He has written dozens of articles for shooting publications and has even written a book.  “I’ve had about … Continue reading

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San Isabel Electric awards $2,000 to Trinidad State Booster Clu

(TRINIDAD, COLORADO)  The Trinidad State Booster Club was the recipient of $2,000 Wednesday from San Isabel Electric Association, headquartered in Pueblo West, and Basin Electric Power Cooperative of North Dakota.   The money will be used for future athletic scholarships.  Trinidad … Continue reading

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