As higher education costs continue to rise and employers continue to struggle to find work-ready employees, CEC continues to graduate outstanding students who are ready to continue their educations or to enter the workforce. The class of 2023 earned 388 associate degree, hundreds of post-secondary and industry certifications and thousands of hours of college credits...
Student Spotlight: CEC Castle Rock 11th Grader, Hans Hertz, Competes in American Ninja Warrior on NBC!
Congratulations and good luck to CEC Castle Rock 11th grader, Hans Hertz, who will be competing on the NBC TV show "American Ninja Warrior!" Hans will be featured on the premier episode on Monday, June 5 at 8/7c.
CEC in the News: CEC Douglas County Announced as John Irwin Excellence Award Winner!
CEC Douglas County (Castle Rock, Inverness, and Parker) was just announced as a John Irwin Excellence Award winner! The John Irwin awards are given to schools that demonstrate exceptional academic achievement over time.
School Spotlight: CEC Castle Rock Has Great Turn Out at Career Expo!
We had a great turnout for the first-ever Opportunity Expo. Thank you to the organizations that came out for the event to speak with our students about part-time jobs, volunteer opportunities, and career pathways.
School Spotlight: CEC Castle Rock Hosts Kenyan Maasai Chief Joseph ole Tipanko!
This month, CEC Castle Rock hosted Chief Joseph ole Tipanko of the Maasai Tribe of Kenya at their student assembly. Students and staff were thrilled about this amazing opportunity to learn about and experience a new culture!
Student Spotlight: CEC Parker HOSA Team Wins Big at State Competition!
The competing team consisted of Connor W, Samantha T, Taylor C, Neviyah M, Tiffany H, Dhwanit S, Kai P, and Nicole B. The whole HOSA team took 1st place in the HOSA service project and was awarded the Chapter of Excellence Award Gold level.
Staff Spotlight: Mr. Ben Simonds, CEC Inverness and Parker Teacher, Presents with Student Panel at State Conference!
Mr. Ben Simonds, CEC Inverness and Parker Teacher, Presents with Student Panel at State Conference!
Announcement: Daniels Scholarship Program application opens 9/15
The application for the Daniels Scholarship Program will open on September 15 with a deadline of October 15. Scholarship overview: https://www.danielsfund.org/scholarships/daniels-scholarship-program/overview Each year, recipients receive up to $100,000 to be applied at any two- or four-year, nonprofit, accredited college or university in the United States, depending on financial need. New for this year! To...
Student Spotlight: Brasen Russell, CEC Inverness Senior and Colorado Youth Avalanche Sled Hockey Goalie!
Meet CEC Inverness Senior, Brasen Russell, a student, drummer, and member of the Colorado Avalanche Youth Sled Hockey Team!
Student Spotlight: Congratulations to CEC Castle Rock Interact Club on Winning the “Ron Prascher Rising Star” Award for Their Exceptional Service Work!
Congratulations to our wonderful Interact Club on winning the "Ron Prascher" Rotary District 5450 "Rising Star" Award for their exceptional Service Work this year! They accepted the award last week at the Rotary District Conference.