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Cobb, a 2016 Platte Valley High School graduate, was taking a concurrent enrollment course at Aims Community College called Radio Production 1. Power usage estimator James, who is also the mayor of Johnstown, was his teacher.

Now Cobb is pursuing an associate degree in radio production at Aims. Electricity bill payment hyderabad He’s one of 1,384 Weld County students who earned the first-of-its-kind scholarship.

“It has helped me out a lot,” Cobb said. Electricity physics problems “It has basically paid my way here to Aims. Gas 89 If I didn’t have Bright Futures, I wouldn’t be able to pay for my gas to get here.”

Funding those dreams is not cheap. Electricity in salt water The 1,300-plus students have received $1.1 million in scholarships for just the fall semester, and with the fundraising needed to power the program barely keeping pace, it’s unclear how long the new program will last.

In the year since the program was established, the county has raised just $1.1 million. O gosh corpus christi In January, another $1.1 million bill will be due for this first class of Bright Futures, meaning the county will likely fight an uphill battle to keep the program sustainable.

They already got lucky once: Another $1.6 million infusion came from oil and gas production on the Pawnee National Grassland, a payment county officials neither expected nor one they can count on in the future with the oil and gas downturn.

When the county is four classes of students into its program, and contributing $4-plus-million per semester, keeping the program alive could be even trickier.

Still, after a year of working out the kinks associated with starting a unique program — technological hurdles, communication, etc. T gastrobar — Weld County Commissioner Mike Freeman remains optimistic.

“I think we’re feeling really, really good about it,” Freeman said. Gas 101 “We’ve got good numbers and good fundraising. Gas in stomach I think we’ll see the numbers improve as we go forward.”

Freeman imagines thousands of stories like Cobb’s. Year 6 electricity unit It’s why he and other commissioners sought a change to state law to allow the county to create this program, and why they solicit donations on the promise of property tax rebates: Weld residents can now help pay into what officials hope is truly a bright future.

“I was visiting with somebody who has three kids going to school,” Freeman said. Gas hydrates ppt “One of them, if it wasn’t for Bright Futures, had no possibility to go to college. Electricity and magnetism study guide answers A first-generation graduate; first in the family to go to college. Gas bubbles in colon That, really to me, is what this is about.”

It’s also about increasing the education level of Weld County’s workforce, hence the designation of Bright Futures as a workforce development program. Electricity transformer near house The idea being that a more educated workforce will attract businesses and better jobs to Weld County and pave the way for mass prosperity. Ogasco abu dhabi The hope, for county and school district officials alike, is that Bright Futures hangs as a carrot in front of high school seniors.

“When we’re talking with kids about college and career planning, we can now say, ‘And here’s a way you can pay for that,’” said Deirdre Pilch, Greeley-Evans School District 6 superintendent.

When Weld County launched the program September 2015, officials planned to eventually add two full-time positions. Speedy q gas station They got by with one this year, barely, and they needed help to do it.

Not only did that person have to process applications from 1,300-plus students, she had to communicate with every higher education institution those students would attend. Electricity and water Weld County pays the institutions rather than the students, and if students slip below a 2.0 GPA, the money goes away. Gas x dosage pregnancy That meant dealing with 168 colleges and universities ranging from The Academy of Natural Therapy in Greeley to Yale University.

Next year, when another 1,300-plus students get scholarships, the workload doubles. Grade 9 electricity questions The same is true for the next three years until the program is in full swing in the fall of 2019.

Commissioners raised questions when they said the grants would allow students to attend higher education institutions anywhere in the United States, but the majority of students are staying in Colorado, highlighted by 242 attending the University of Northern Colorado and 398 attending Aims.

“We never expected we would see a three- almost four-page list of institutions we’re going to have to deal with,” Freeman said. Gas constant in atm “Which is great. Gas prices in texas We’re letting kids have this many different options, and I’m just thrilled about that as well.”

Even though he picked an in-state, in-county institution, Cobb would likely agree. Electricity usage by state And he’s got some advice for Weld County high school seniors who get approached by counselors in school hallways this year: Fill out the form.

“People coming out of high school don’t have the excuse any more of not going to school,” Cobb said. Grade 9 current electricity test “Because there is a way that you can go to school now, and it’s really nice to know that.”

Tyler Silvy covers education for The Greeley Tribune. Gas near me prices Reach him at tsilvy@greeleytribune.com. Electricity pictures Connect with him at Facebook.com/TylerSilvy or @TylerSilvy on Twitter.